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Two shock interaction using new theory of shock dynamics

Ravindran, R and Sundar, S (1994) Two shock interaction using new theory of shock dynamics. In: Computers & Mathematics with Applications, 28 (8). pp. 37-47.

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This paper deals with the use of NTSD (the new theory of shock dynamics) to study the propagation of discontinuities, when more than one discontinuity is present in the initial data for a model equation. Even when the initial data is a CN0 function (N large) with a leading discontinuity, the paper demonstrates how NTSD can be effectively used by replacing the initial data by piecewise analytic data in suitable intervals. A comparative study of use of NTSD with other methods of solution, including the exact one, is undertaken here.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Computers & Mathematics with Applications
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd.
Additional Information: Copyright for this article belongs to Elsevier Science Ltd.
Keywords: Shock interaction;System of ordinary differential equations;Numerical solution;Discontinuous initial data;Analytic approximation
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Mathematics
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2004
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2012 07:31
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/471

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