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Which mechanism is utilized when particle concussion by a single rigid force?

(a) Impact

(b) Compression

(c) Shear

(d) Tear

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This question is from Size Reduction Theory topic in division Size Reduction of Food Processing Unit Operations

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The correct option is (a) Impact

Explanation: In impact force mechanism, the particle concussion by a single rigid force where usually hammer is used to create such force. It is a force that provides a shock in a relatively short period of time.

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