Mechanism of the Shock Wave Generation and Energy Efficiency by Underwater Discharge

Authors

  • O Higa
  • R Matsubara
  • K Higa
  • Y Miyafuji
  • T Gushi
  • Y Omine
  • K Naha
  • K Shimojima
  • H Fukuoka
  • H Maehara
  • S Tanaka
  • T Matsui
  • S Itoh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1260/1750-9548.6.2.89

Abstract

We are developing the rice powder manufacturing system using an underwater shock wave. The purpose of this study is to research a mechanism of the shock wave generation and energy efficiency by underwater discharge in order to increase energy of the underwater shock wave. We observed the shock wave generation using the visualization device with a high speed camera, and measured voltage current characteristics at the same time. As a result, it was clarified that countless underwater shock waves were generated at the time of water plasma expansion by discharge. But, the shock wave was not confirmed at the time of after a second peak of the damping oscillation. It was clarified that one part of charging energy was used to generation of the shock wave. Therefore, it was clarified that to release energy by the critical oscillation is desirable for efficient generation of the shock wave.

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Published

2012-06-30

How to Cite

Higa, O., Matsubara, R., Higa, K., Miyafuji, Y., Gushi, T., Omine, Y., Naha, K., Shimojima, K., Fukuoka, H., Maehara, H., Tanaka, S., Matsui, T. and Itoh, S. (2012) “Mechanism of the Shock Wave Generation and Energy Efficiency by Underwater Discharge”, The International Journal of Multiphysics, 6(2), pp. 89-98. doi: 10.1260/1750-9548.6.2.89.

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