The detonation phenomenon /

This book introduces the detonation phenomenon in explosives. It is ideal for engineers and graduate students with a background in thermodynamics and fluid mechanics. The material is mostly qualitative, aiming to illustrate the physical aspects of the phenomenon. Classical idealized theories of deto...

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Main Author: Lee, John H. S., 1938- (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
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Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Gasdynamic theory of detonations and deflagrations
  • Dynamics of detonation products
  • Laminar structure of detonations
  • Unstable detonations : numerical description
  • Unstable detonations : experimental observations
  • Influence of boundary conditions
  • Deflagration-to-detonation transition
  • Direct initiation of detonations.