A New Chaotic Mixer Design Based on the Delta Robot and Its Experimental Studies

Onur Kalayci, Ihsan Pehlivan, Akif Akgul, Selcuk Coskun, Ersin Kurt, Zenghui Wang
2021 Mathematical Problems in Engineering  
In this study, a new chaotic mixer based on the Delta robot was designed and produced which had been controlled with Arduino Uno card and MATLAB. First of all, chaotic mixing systems with different dynamic properties were chosen for the chaotic mixing process. Then, by solving the chaotic systems selected in the MATLAB with the Runge Kutta 45 (RK45) numerical solution algorithm, the results in the integer format were obtained. The obtained chaotic time-series results were transformed into
more » ... nsional position information for the servomotors used in the mixer with the algorithm developed in MATLAB. The supervision was provided to ensure that the newly designed chaotic mixer was pacing chaotically in x, y, and z coordinates by transferring the chaotic position information to the Arduino Uno R3 card via USB 2.0. With the software developed in MATLAB, the performances of 7 diversified chaotic systems' trajectories and circular motion trajectories were compared over the numerical simulation orbital distribution ratio (ODR). In the final stage, in a solid-liquid mixture type, at the selected constant mixing time, experimental studies were performed where homogeneity and orbital distribution ratio (ODR) parameters were compared by using 7 diversified chaotic systems. The designed and produced chaotic mixer can also be used in experimental studies of certain liquid-liquid mixture types. It is thought that this prototype presented in the article will serve the aim of developing new chaotic mixer systems and algorithms to derive more homogeneous mixtures in a shorter time.
doi:10.1155/2021/6615856 fatcat:uutkc2izhvcibgbukdmzax6c7i