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The lattice Boltzmann method (LBM) has been developed as a technique for modeling fluid flow and has proved to be particularly advantageous for simulating binary-fluid mixtures [13–15]. It has also been shown that the LBM can be applied to simulate acoustic waves [16] and the interaction between acoustic and velocity fields [17,18]. Many research have used LBM to investigate emission and reflection in variable sound field [19]. Then they also considered the propagation of an acoustic wave or pulse in an immiscible binary fluids with different speeds of sound for each component [20]. Yong Shi et al. [21] made LBM to tackle the classical problem of sound order bupropion hydrochloride directivity of pipes issuing subsonic mean flows. The investigations are focused on normal mode radiation, which allow the use of a two-dimensional lattice with an axisymmetric condition at the pipe’s longitudinal axis.

The mathematical model and numerical algorithm

Acoustic model
The acoustic wave can be introduced into this model provided the pressure variations remain small relative to the ambient pressure [16,29,30]. The LBM applied here has the speed of . The acoustic pressure is found from the equation of the state: . The ultrasound field is introduced at the grid boundaries parallel to . This is done by setting the values of , where and are the acoustic density and velocity at the boundary. A square grid was used with an integer number of wave-lengths in each direction. The values of the acoustic density and velocity are therefore given by and for standing wave, and and for traveling wave, where is wave number and is the ambient density; and are the amplitudes of the density and velocity variations, respectively.

Simulation results and discussion
After ultrasound irradiated an emulsion prepared with canola oil and deionized water experimentally, the emulsion splitting can successfully be enhanced into oil and water [33,12]. Dispersed behaviors of droplets under ultrasonic irradiation have been observed by experimental method. Dispersed droplets immediately aggregated and checkered pattern consisting of the aggregation appeared after irradiation. The ultrasound helped to the aggregation rather than larger droplets under the given conditions, such as frequency and intensity of ultrasound field. We summarized several characteristics of separation phase patterns as follows: a) The vertical stripe patterns appeared on the walls of container and a larger of clear oil was found on the top of the emulsion in higher frequency case. It indicated that the higher degree of separation was appeared at transducer and reflector. b) Middle layer was cream which was lighter than the bottom one containing a compact amount of merged droplets. This showed the size of separated oil droplets in the middle of system was smaller than that near the sound source and reflector. c) For the effect of frequency on the separation, higher frequency irradiation helped to form stripe aggregation in middle layer, while more dispersed small droplets were created in small frequency case. Our simulations will present a comparison between the experimental and simulative results [12,34], and exploration in the further work.
Dimensionless quantities must be used to convert between the lattice units of the simulation and standard international units (SI units) which are used to interpret the results. An example of how this is done is presented in this here, as in the rest of the paper, where subscripts s and r are applied to quantities in lattice Boltzmann units and real world values, respectively. Consider the simulation with , , , and , where the speed of sound is . Then the acoustical Reynolds number defined as gives: . Thus , corresponding to a frequency of , and a period of . Now, comparing the wave period and the wavelength we see that 1732 time-steps (each time step represents ) and 1000 lattice spaces . The intensity of the ultrasound beam can be found from , calculated as above, using the formula: [35]. For sound waves with a large density variation, at 160dB, the relative density variation is 0.02 of the mean density, and the resulting sound waves to exhibit non-linear effects [36,37]. In order to take account of both accuracy and stability, density amplitude will be chosen for all simulations.