2. The Use of Electrochemistry as a Tool to Investigate Cavitation Bubble Dynamics

  1. Bruno G. Pollet
  1. Peter R. Birkin

Published Online: 8 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119967392.ch2

Power Ultrasound in Electrochemistry: From Versatile Laboratory Tool to Engineering Solution

Power Ultrasound in Electrochemistry: From Versatile Laboratory Tool to Engineering Solution

How to Cite

Birkin, P. R. (2012) The Use of Electrochemistry as a Tool to Investigate Cavitation Bubble Dynamics, in Power Ultrasound in Electrochemistry: From Versatile Laboratory Tool to Engineering Solution (ed B. G. Pollet), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119967392.ch2

Editor Information

  1. PEM Fuel Cell Research Group, School of Chemical Engineering, University of Brimingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK

Author Information

  1. School of Chemistry, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 24 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470974247

Online ISBN: 9781119967392

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Keywords:

  • electrochemistry, and cavitation bubble dynamics;
  • cavitation analysis and bubble dynamics, complex environments;
  • pressure changes within a liquid environment;
  • bubble dynamics within liquid, and cavitation bubbles;
  • inertial and non-inertial cavitation distinction;
  • mass transfer effects of cavitation, on mass transport;
  • acoustic, microstreaming, and bubble motion, microjetting;
  • bubble oscillations, metals onto solid substrates;
  • cavitation dynamics, and single cavitation bubble events;
  • understanding acoustics, effects of electrodes on systems, vital

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • An Overview of Bubble Behaviour

  • Mass Transfer Effects of Cavitation

  • Isolating Single Mechanisms for Mass Transfer Enhancement

  • Electrochemistry Next to a Tethered Permanent Gas Bubble

  • Mass Transfer from Forced Permanent Gas Bubble Oscillation

  • Mass Transfer Effects from Single Inertial Cavitation Bubbles

  • Investigating Non-inertial Cavitation Under an Ultrasonic Horn

  • Measuring Individual Erosion Events from Inertial Cavitation

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References