Accession Number:

AD0415617

Title:

SPHERICAL SHOCK WAVES IN SOLIDS

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV STATE COLLEGE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-07-09

Pagination or Media Count:

95.0

Abstract:

Contents Introduction-Reasons for Studying Spherical Shock Waves, Physics of Cavity Expansion due to Explosive Impact, General Nature of Shock Waves, and Statement of Problem and Scope of Thesis Brief Review of Past Work-Elastic Plastic Effects, Similarity Solutions of Equations of Gas Dynamics, Self-Similar Solutions of the Problem of Cratering Due to Hypervelocity Impact, and Numerical Integration of the Differential Equation of Spherical Blast Waves in a Gas and Hydrodynamics of Hypervelocity Impact Self-Similar Solution for Problems with Spherical Symmetry-Theory, and Solution of the Governing Differential Equation of Self-Similar Motion Application of the Theory of Self-Similar Motion to the Problem of Expansion of a Spherical Cavity in a Metal Due to Explosive Impact-Description of Model and Assumptions, Equations of State of Metals, Solution of the Blast Wave Problem in Aluminum, Blast Waves in Other Metals and Consideration of the Non-Similar Aspects of the Blast Wave Problem Experimental Procedure and Results Singular Point of Ordinary Differential Equations Numerical Program-Fortran Program.

Subject Categories:

  • Acoustics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE