Accession Number : AD0724137

Title :   Uniqueness of Shock Reflection Patterns in Elastic Solids,

Corporate Author : BALLISTIC RESEARCH LABS ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Wright,Thomas W.

Report Date : FEB 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : An oblique shock wave incident upon a plane boundary of a non-linear simple elastic solid is shown to give rise to a unique reflection pattern if the angle of incidence is less than the critical angle. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SHOCK WAVES, REFLECTION), PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, MAPPING(TRANSFORMATIONS), MATRICES(MATHEMATICS), NUMERICAL ANALYSIS, NONLINEAR SYSTEMS

Subject Categories : Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE