Accession Number : AD0632575

Title :   STUDY OF THE DEVELOPMENT AND STABILIZATION OF DETONATIONS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Oct 64-Oct 65,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY

Personal Author(s) : Oppenheim,A. K.

Report Date : OCT 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The main objective of the work was to investigate the processes that govern the acceleration of combustion waves in reactive gas mixtures, to identify the mechanism of the onset of detonation, and to study the multidimensional wave interactions which characterize the structure of the so-called spinning detonation.

Descriptors :   (*DETONATIONS, MECHANICAL WAVES), (*COMBUSTION, STABILITY), FLAMES, PROPAGATION, ACCELERATION, GAS FLOW, MIXTURES, PRESSURE, LASERS, SCHLIEREN PHOTOGRAPHY

Subject Categories : Explosions
      Fluid Mechanics
      Combustion and Ignition

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE