Accession Number:

AD0725587

Title:

Interaction of an Advancing Shock Front with a Concentrated Heat (Entropy) Source.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

SYRACUSE UNIV N Y DEPT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

72.0

Abstract:

The interaction of a reflected normal shock wave with a two dimensional filament of highly heated gas is experimentally investigated in a shock tube. The heated gaseous filament is created by the explosion of a fine gauge copper wire or an arc discharge between two needle electrodes in the drift flow of the incident shock wave. Transient measurements of the electrical parameters were made using a type of Park shunt and a voltage divider in conjunction with an oscilloscope. Interferometer and schlieren photographic records of the interaction phenomena are shown.

Subject Categories:

  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE