Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
×
Home

Shock-wave reflexion in a relaxing gas

  • Ronald K. Hanson (a1)

Abstract

The transient situation which follows when a plane normal shock wave is reflected (from a coplanar wall) into its own relaxation zone is examined theoretically. Approximate inner and outer solutions for the wall-pressure history are employed to establish the timewise variations in the thermodynamic state of the gas adjacent to the wall. Results for chemically relaxing O2 and vibrationally relaxing CO2 are compared with previous numerical solutions based on the method of characteristics, and the agreement is found to be excellent. The approximate technique is simple and requires only a minimum of computing time.

Copyright

References

Hide All
Baganoff, D. 1965 J. Fluid Mech. 23, 209.
Hanson, R. K. 1968 Ph.D. thesis, Stanford University; also Stanford Univ. SUDAAR no. 345.
Hanson, R. K. 1970 (to be published.)
Hanson, R. K. & Watson, R. 1966 A.I.A.A. J. 4, 749.
Johannesen, N. H., Bird, G. A. & Zienkiewicz, H. K. 1967 J. Fluid Mech. 30, 51.
Johannesen, N. H., Zienkiewicz, H. K., Blythe, P. A. & Gerrard, J. H. 1962 J. Fluid Mech. 13, 213.
Millikan, R. C. & White, D. R. 1963a J. Chem. Phys. 39, 3209.
Millikan, R. C. & White, D. R. 1963b J. Chem. Phys. 39, 98.
Presley, L. L. & Hanson, R. K. 1969 A.I.A.A. J. 7, 2267; also A.I.A.A. preprint no. 68-732.
Vincenti, W. G. & Kruger, C. H. 1965 Introduction to Physical Gas Dynamics. Wiley.
Wray, K. L. 1962 In Hypersonic Flow Research (ed. F. R. Riddell), p. 187. Academic.
Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

Journal of Fluid Mechanics
  • ISSN: 0022-1120
  • EISSN: 1469-7645
  • URL: /core/journals/journal-of-fluid-mechanics
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *
×
MathJax

Metrics

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

Abstract views

Total abstract views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between <date>. This data will be updated every 24 hours.

Usage data cannot currently be displayed