Numerical Simulation of High Pressure Shock Tube

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The use of shock tube is well known and it has been used in many industries. This project was carried out for the purpose of investigating the application of ultrasonic and shock tube as an alternative to kill micro-organisms in food especially inside milk. Literature review of ultrasonic application was carried out. The effectiveness of using ultrasonic was determined. The basic operation of shock tube was studied and understood. In addition, the review on Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) also carried out. From the review it has been known that the pressure wave generated from the shock tube is capable of killing micro-organisms inside the milk and can be further increased by appropriately changing the parameters of the shock tube
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Shock Tube; Microbial Inactivation; Shock Wave; Computational Fluid Dynamics; Numerical Simulation

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