Shock Waves: Proceedings of the 18th International Symposium on Shock Waves, Held at Sendai, Japan 21-26 July 1991


Shock wave research covers important inderdisciplinary areas which range from basic topics on gasdynamics,
combustion and detonation, physico-chemistry of high temperature gases, plasma physics, astro and geophysics,
materials science, astronautics and space technology to medical and industrial applications.
This book includes 202 papers presented at the 18th the
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Shock wave research covers important inderdisciplinary areas which range from basic topics on gasdynamics,
combustion and detonation, physico-chemistry of high temperature gases, plasma physics, astro and geophysics,
materials science, astronautics and space technology to medical and industrial applications.
This book includes 202 papers presented at the 18th the
International Symposium on Shock Waves which describe the research frontier of shock wave phenopmena and 14 plenary lectures which show the state of the art of various fields of shock wave research. This proceedings is a unique collection of most important and updated shock wave research.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642776502
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1992
  • Pages: 1358
  • Product dimensions: 6.69 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 1.51 (d)

Table of Contents

Plenary lectures.- Shock tube application: High enthalpy European wind tunnels.- Research issues of concern: Scintific and medical.- Vorticity in shock-accelerated density-stratified interfaces: Deposition and “intermediate” time evolution of coherent structures.- Modern shock-capturing schemes.- Effects of focused shock waves on biological tissues: Cavitation in the prefocal region and the fluid flow in the focal region.- Shock tube studies of combustion chemistry.- Studies in shock waves, liquid impact, jets and cavitation.- The shock tube technique applied to study aerosol rate processes.- Shock-interface interaction: Current research on the Richtmyer-Meshkov problem.- Wave problems in high-speed railway tunnels.- The use of high velocity launchers for scientific and engineering studies.- Mach reflection research - paradox and progress.- Phase changes in solids during shock loading and unloading.- Explosive volcanism in Japan and the United States: Gaining an understanding by shock tube experiments.- 2 Shock wave structure, Propogation and interaction.- Vorticity produced by shock wave diffraction.- Simulation of shock and vortex interactions.- Shock interactions with a dense-gas wall layer.- Formation of shock waves in transient base flow.- Nonstationary interaction of strongly radiating ionizing shock wave with a thermal layer.- Interaction of blast waves from a pair of exploding wires.- High pressure treatment of iron by conically converging shock waves in a cylindrical capsule.- Dynamics and structure of pressure jumps in non-Riemann gas dynamics.- Discrepancies between theory and experiment for shock reflection.- Shock wave loading on a rubber rod: Experimental investigation.- Shock wave attenuation in channels with perforated walls.- Oscillations of circular shock waves with upstream disturbance.- Three dimensional flow structure behind a shock wave discharged from a rectangular cross section shock tube.- A code-based study of the pseudo-steady shock reflection process.- Shock Wave Reflection, Diffraction, Refraction and Focusing.- Single-Mach and double-Mach reflection its representation in Ernst Mach’s historical soot method.- Observations of the initial stages of the Mach reflection process.- Repeated Mach reflections in curved converging contractions.- Unsteady behavior of Mach reflection over a particulate layer.- Shock diffraction over a flat plate.- Three-dimensional diffraction of shock wave.- Diffraction of weak shock waves by barriers.- Bifurcation of a reflected shock wave in a shock tube.- Nonstationary reflection of dispersed waves in carbon dioxide.- The propagation and stability of converging cylindrical shocks in narrow cylindrical chambers.- The Enhancement Of Shock Wave Loads By Means Of Porous Media.- Anomalous refraction of shock waves.- Control Of Pressure Distribution In Shock Generators With Elliptic And Parabolic Cross-Sections.- Formation of the shock reflection on a wedge.- Shock dynamic description of reflected shock waves.- A method to reduce the pressure wave intensity caused by a shock wave radiated from a duct.- Rayleigh-Taylor instability generated by rarefaction waves: Comparison with Richtmyer-Meshkov instability.- Experimental investigation of Richtmyer-Meshkov turbulent mixing in shock tube.- Richtmyer-Meshkov instability of shocked gaseous interfaces.- X-ray densitometry of shock-excited Richtmyer-Meshkov instability at an air-xenon interface.- Shock dynamics method for focusing of reflected blast waves.- Focusing of shock waves reflected from an axisymmetrically parabolic wall.- Experimental and numerical studies of blast wave focusing in water.- The possibility of shock wave focusing to a pre-set space region with the elements of diffraction quasioptics.- Irregular interaction of two shock waves.- Turbulent mixing induced by Richtmyer-Meshkov instability.- Study of the second type instability of shock heated Xe-plasma in the flow behind shock front.- 4 Shock waves in condensed matter.- Explosive shock synthesis of polycrystalline diamond powders.- Shock wave processes in porous elastoplastic materials.- Nonlinear wave propagation and shock wave formation in quasi-brittle materials.- X-ray diffraction line broadening Fourier analysis of a dynamic loaded metal matrix composite obtained by liquid infiltration.- Sub-nanosecond X-ray diffraction from laser-shocked crystals.- Planetary fluids at high shock pressures and temperatures.- Shock metamorphism in artificial impact craters.- Computation of the collision of a large asteroid with the primordial earth.- Computer studies of the dynamic strength of ceramics.- Shock-induced conductivity waves at metal-metal, metal-semiconductor transitions and in high porous nickel foam.- On the modeling of reactive shock synthesis of materials.- Surface phenomena of shock-loaded metallic samples.- Hugoniot-measurement study of the stabilized zirconia single crystal.- Hugoniots of eight meteorites.- Grüneisen equation of state for solids and solution of the Riemann problem.- Shock wave codes at Sandia National Laboratories.- Explosive powder compaction with a water pressure medium.- Equation of state of H20 under ultra-high pressure.- 5 Shock waves in dusty gases and multiphase media.- Condensation and evaporation relaxation induced by non-linear waves.- Propagation of a reactive wave in a bubbly liquid.- Comparative measurements of film condensation on the side and end walls of a shock tube.- Shock tube study of the drag coefficient of a sphere in a nonstationary flow.- Shock interaction with a dust layer.- Shock compression of a polyvinylchloride based elastomer and polyvinylchloride.- Gas dynamic and physical behaviour of compressible porous foams struck by a weak shock wave.- Three-dimensional effects in the study of shock wave loading of porous compressible foams.- Numerical investigation of dusty gas shock wave propagation along a variable cross-section channel.- Gun propellant break-up effects on transient combustion processes.- Wave dynamics of bubbly liquids mathematical models and numerical simulation.- Convergence of pressure wave in a liquid.- Shock wave reflection in a gas-vapor mixture with condensation.- Enhanced mixing from shock-generated turbulence in dusty air.- Interaction of two bubbles near a free surface.- Numerical simulation of shock wave interaction with powder layers.- Moderate shock wave propagation in a vapour-liquid slug flow.- 6 Hypersonic flows and shock speeds.- Plume Effects At Hypersonic Speeds.- Two dimensional numerical simulation of the Marseille university free piston shock tunnel-TCM2.- An overview of Ames experimental aerothermodynamics.- Performance considerations in the operation of free-piston driven hypersonic test facilities.- Performance data of the new free-piston shock tunnel T5 at GALCIT.- Shock tube validation experiments for the simulation of ram-accelerator-related combustion and gasdynamic problems.- Hugoniot analysis of the ram accelerator.- Initiation of combustion in the thermally choked ram accelerator.- Three-dimensional structure of pseudo-shock waves in a rectangular duct.- Spectroscopic study of high-Mach-number air shock layers generated by a ballistic range.- Applications of liquid crystal surface thermography to hypersonic flow.- Applications of infrared measurement technique in hypersonic facilities.- A laser induced fluorescence system for the high enthalpy shock tunnel (HEG) in Göttingen.- Aerodynamic heating phenomenon in three dimensional shock wave/turbulent boundary layer interaction induced by sweptback fins in hypersonic flows.- Studies of radiative emission from the simulated shock layer of the Huygens probe.- The high enthalpy shock tunnel in Göttingen (HEG).- Vibrational and rotational temperature measurements in a shock tube.- Chemical and thermal processes on hypersonic shock layer.- Acoustic waves in shock tunnels and expansion tubes.- Shock wave/turbulent boundary layer interactions induced by gaseous secondary flows injected into supersonic flow through slot and circular nozzles.- A numerical analysis for radiation profile behind strong shock waves about 10 km/s in low-density air.- Computation of chemical nonequilibrium nozzle flow of air in high-enthalpy shock tunnels.- Radiative heat transfer from non-equilibrium high-enthalpy shock layers.
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