Mathematical Modeling of the Transport Milk in a Pipeline


The paper presents a mathematical modeling of the process of movement of milk in the pipe in the formation of the slug flow. The estimation of the degree of destabilization of milk fat from hydromechanical factors is presented, which is 6-10% for the obtained values of the flow rate. Experimental and calculated data show that with the slug flow of transporting milk from the milking unit collector to the upper milk line, the slug speed reaches significant values exceeding 10 m/s, and the acceleration at the border of sections I and II is 150 m/s2. All this creates prerequisites for intensive hydromechanical effects on the dispersed composition of fat in milk.

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