12. Modeling the Acoustic Field and Streaming Induced by an Ultrasonic Horn Reactor

  1. Kai Knoerzer,
  2. Pablo Juliano,
  3. Peter Roupas and
  4. Cornelis Versteeg
  1. Francisco Javier Trujillo and
  2. Kai Knoerzer

Published Online: 16 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470959435.ch12

Innovative Food Processing Technologies: Advances in Multiphysics Simulation

Innovative Food Processing Technologies: Advances in Multiphysics Simulation

How to Cite

Javier Trujillo, F. and Knoerzer, K. (2011) Modeling the Acoustic Field and Streaming Induced by an Ultrasonic Horn Reactor, in Innovative Food Processing Technologies: Advances in Multiphysics Simulation (eds K. Knoerzer, P. Juliano, P. Roupas and C. Versteeg), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470959435.ch12

Editor Information

  1. CSIRO Food and Nutritional Sciences, 671 Sneydes Road, Werribee, VIC 3030, Australia

Author Information

  1. CSIRO Food and Nutritional Sciences, 671 Sneydes Road, Werribee, VIC 3030, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813817545

Online ISBN: 9780470959435

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Keywords:

  • modeling acoustic field and streaming - induced by ultrasonic horn reactor;
  • low-frequency high-power ultrasound - active research area in food technology and food processing engineering;
  • modeling acoustic field—linear acoustics - concerned with generation transmission;
  • harmonic waves and complex notation - sound waves in ultrasonic horn reactors, sinusoidal or harmonic;
  • harmonic longitudinal sound waves;
  • unattenuated plane sound waves - studied in acoustics;
  • “Acoustic energy” - variation of energy produced by acoustic perturbation;
  • nonlinear acoustics, sound absorption - and acoustic streaming;
  • high-power ultrasonic streaming—jet flow behavior - RNW streaming theory, for acoustic sources at low power levels;
  • high-power ultrasound, innovative technology - new potential applications in food processing industry

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Modeling the Acoustic Field - Linear Acoustics

  • Nonlinear Acoustics, Sound Absorption, and Acoustic Streaming

  • Low - Power Acoustic Streaming Rayleigh, Nyborg, and Westervelt (RNW) Streaming Theory

  • High - Power Ultrasonic Streaming - Jet Flow Behavior

  • Final Remarks and Outlook

  • Notation

  • References