Accession Number:

ADA024358

Title:

Unsteady Shock Wave Initiation of a Detonation Wave in a Compressible Gas Mixture.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES DEPT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Report Date:

1975-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

216.0

Abstract:

The equations for calculating the time dependent growth of a H2-02-Ar detonation wave from a shock wave are presented and compared with experiment. The sensitivity of the transition to the precursor shock strengths is illustrated as is the dependent of the transition on reaction rate. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Armor
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE