Ultrasonic investigation of physicochemical properties of liquids under high pressure

P. Kielczynski, M. Szalewski, A. Balcerzak, K. Wieja, A.J. Rostocki, R.M. Siegoczynski, S. Ptasznik
2013 2013 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS)  
High pressure research of the physicochemical properties of liquids has been stimulated by the fast development of such technologies as biodiesel production, high-pressure food processing and conservation, modification of biotechnological properties. Monitoring and studying liquid viscosity and ultrasonic wave velocity in liquids as a function of pressure and temperature enable to evaluate many important physicochemical parameters of liquids. These methods allow also insight into the phenomena
more » ... into the phenomena governing the microstructural modifications occurring in treated substances, i.e. phase transitions. The knowledge of physicochemical properties (e.g. density, relaxation time, internal pressure or free volume) of pressurized substances is essential for understanding, design and control of the process technology. Measurements were conducted on the example of diacylglycerol oil (DAG oil), that is an important constituent of oils and fats.
doi:10.1109/ultsym.2013.0414 fatcat:3pd4acgnz5cvhmykiesdejriqq