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Strong shock approximation in the new theory of shock dynamics

Ravindran, R (1997) Strong shock approximation in the new theory of shock dynamics. In: Quarterly Journal of Mechanics & Applied Mathematics, 50 (part 2). pp. 251-259.

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This paper investigates the propagation of a strong shock into an inhomogeneous medium using the new theory of shock dynamics. The equations are simple to solve and involve no trial-and-error method commonly used in this case. The results compare favourably with earlier results obtained in the case of self-similar flows, which arise as a special case of this theory.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Mathematics
Depositing User: Ms V Mangala
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2011 05:55
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2011 05:55
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/38487

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