Accession Number : AD0834048

Title :   THE ONE-DIMENSIONAL INTERACTION OF A SHOCK WAVE WITH A CONTACT SURFACE AND A RIGID BOUNDARY,

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s) : Streiff, M. L.

Report Date : 21 OCT 1959

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : The state properties of pressure and temperature and the wave and particle velocities have been calculated for the one-dimensional interaction of a shock with an air-helium interface and a nearby rigid boundary. The gases were assumed to be perfect and initially at equal temperature and pressure. The results show that the moving gases behind the incident shock are brought to rest in a series of steps over a finite interval of time which decreases with increasing incident shock Mach number. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SHOCK WAVES, INTERACTIONS), ONE DIMENSIONAL FLOW, PRESSURE, TEMPERATURE, VELOCITY, AIR, HELIUM, INTERFACES, REFLECTION, WALLS, DAMPING.

Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE