Accession Number : AD0736510

Title :   Shock Tube Research. Proceedings of the International Shock Tube Symposium (8th) Held at Imperial College, London, 5-8 July 1971.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : IMPERIAL COLL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY LONDON (ENGLAND) DEPT OF AERONAUTICS

Personal Author(s) : Stollery,John L. ; Gaydon,A. G. ; Owen,P. R.

Report Date : 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 928

Abstract : Research with the shock tube: A case history of science relevant to the needs of society; The gasdynamics of explosions today; Non-equilibrium flows with special reference to the nozzle flow problem; Chemical reactions in shock waves: A review; The shock tube in spectroscopy and astrophysics; Boundary layer growth effects in shock tubes; Supersonic boom theory; Aerodynamics 1 - Force and stability measurements; Aerodynamics 2 - Turbulent boundary layers and heat transfer; Boundary layer attenuation and branching flows; Spectroscopy; Chemical Kinetics; Mass spectroscopy, relaxation and energy transfer; Physics of ionized fluids - Plasma kinetics 1; Physics of ionized fluids - Plasma kinetics 2; Relaxation, nozzle expansion; Dissociation and recombination; Physics of ionized fluids - Diagnostics; Ignition; Shock tube design and performance; Propagation of shock and detonation waves; Effect of shocks on solids; Nucleation and droplet studies.

Descriptors :   (*SHOCK TUBES, SYMPOSIA), AERODYNAMICS, SUPERSONIC FLOW, NOZZLE GAS FLOW, TURBULENCE, PLASMAS(PHYSICS), SHOCK WAVES, MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMICS, CHEMICAL REACTIONS, MASS SPECTROSCOPY, ASTROPHYSICS, DETONATIONS, LASERS, LANGMUIR PROBES

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE