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Table 3 Summary results from CFD simulation at maximum flow velocity, measured 1 s after the start of the test.

From: Experimental and Computational Investigation of the IDDSI Flow Test of Liquids Used in Dysphagia Management

IDDSI levelGlycerol/ waterStarchGum
(A) Maximum velocity in the Barrel (mm/s)
 112.012.513.2
 25.905.106.55
 31.800.920.33
(B) Maximum velocity at the exit section of Nozzle (mm/s)
 1695737746
 2372350432
 311663.817.8
(C) Maximum shear rate in the Barrel (1/s)
 13.304.609.32
 21.602.457.12
 30.500.510.30
(D) Maximum shear rate at the exit section of Nozzle (1/s)
 1179027107400
 283311803880
 3258233185