Vibrations in engineering and technology


Issue №: 4(95)

Published: 2019.12.20
DOI: 10.37128/2306-8744-2019-4

The journal deals with the problems of vibration technologies and machines, mathematical methods of vibration process studies, information on design and technological development, presents teaching and methodological aspects of teaching in the Higher School of Applied Sciences, where vibration machines and technologies are studied.

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Features of vibration mixers design

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Dzhedzhula Olena - Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Technologies of Vinnitsa National Agrarian University (3 Soniachna St., Vinnytsia, Ukraine, 21008, e-mail: DzhedzhulaO@ukr.net).


The article presents the results of the analysis of vibration mixers designs, presents their classification. The classification is based on the principle of action and the method of mixing. Practice has shown that mixing by vibration produces a significant effect. With vibrational mixing, all the expected components are evenly distributed throughout the volume of the mixture. The main disadvantage of the vibration method is the negative impact on the design of the mixer, as well as on the environment and humans.
The problems that complicate the design of vibration mixers include a wide range of physicomechanical properties of the mixed components, a significant difference in the concentration of the components of the mixtures. The advantages are the intensification of the mixing process, the possibility of more efficient mixing of materials with different physicochemical properties compared with other mixing methods, significant time savings on the process, and energy efficiency of vibration technologies. Three main categories of vibration mixers are distinguished by design features and the mixing method: vibration mixers with self-circulation of the mixture, vibration mixers with forced mixing with vibration effects on the components of the mixer, vibration mixers with free mixing with vibration effects on the components of the mixer. Based on the analysis, one can consider a perspective direction the design of vibration mixers of the first and second groups, increasing the efficiency of vibration mixers is possible through the introduction of the latest technologies and the use of modern materials. The creation of effective vibration exciters is one of the main tasks of improving the design of vibration mixers. A comparative analysis of vibration mixers with mechanical inertial, eccentric, electromagnetic, pneumatic, hydraulic and other types of vibration exciter is carried out. One of the promising directions for the design of vibration mixers is associated with the creation of effective vibration exciters with an amplitude controlled during operation.

Keywords: vibration technologies, vibration mixers, design of vibration mixers, vibration exciters, perspective directions of design of vibration mixers.

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Topics of the journal:

The journal "Vibrations   in engineering  and technology" presents materials on the following issues

• Theory of processes and machines
• Mechanical Engineering and materialprocessing
• Processing and food production

Key information:
ISSN (print): 2306-8744
DOI: 10.37128/2306-8744

The certificateof massmediaState registration:kv no 16643-5115 from 30.04.2010 .
Founder of the journal: Vinnytsia National Agrarian University

Kind of publication: journal
Type of publication : Scientific
Publication status: Domestic
Year of founding:
Periodicity: 4 times a year
Extent: 18.75 nominal printed pages
ISSN: 2306-8744 (printed version), (online)
Language of edition  : (mixed languages) Ukrainian, English
The scope of the distribution and the category of readers: national, foreign, teaching staff, scientists, businessmen.
Periodical is included in the list of scientific professional editions of Ukraine approved by the Order of Ministry of Education and Sciences of Ukraine from 21.12.2015 No. 1328.
The journal "Vibrations in engineering and technology" is included in the "Catalogue of periodicals of Ukraine".
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Old version of site: http://vibrojournal.vsau.edu.ua/

History of journal:

In June 1994 the 2nd International Scientific and Technical Conference "Application of vibrations for technological purposes" was organized on the basis of Vinnytsia State Agricultural Institute. Leading experts in this field, noting the significant contribution to the school of Vibration Engineering under the leadership of P. S. Bernyk, proposed to create a professional all-Ukrainian scientific and technical journal "Vibration in engineering and technology..The journal was foundedat Vinnytsia State Agricultural Institute and P.S. Bernyk was elected to be the chief editor .
For all these years (since 1994) theJournal "vibration in engineering and technology" published  94 issues wherestudy of vibration effects, the creation of progressive energy saving technologies and equipment for their implementation were highlighted.
Currently Kaletnik H.M  PhD , professor, academician NAAS is the chief editor of the "Vibrations in engineering  and Technology"
The journal "Vibration in Engineering and technology", which has no analogues on the territory of Ukraine, is well known abroad.