The kinetic cooling and formation of absolute inversion are studied numerically for the cases of a jump in the translational temperature of a vibrationally excited gas and instantaneous admixing of unexcited gas.
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- T1 :
vibrational temperature of the first vibrational level of the CO molecule
- E1 :
energy of this level
translational temperature of the gas
anharmonicity of the CO molecule
- P2, ρ2, P1, ρ1 :
pressure and density of the gas behind the front of the shock wave and in front of the shock wave
- γ :
- ECO, ΔEVV, ΔEVT :
vibrational energy stored in the CO molecules and the total energy effects of the VV-exchange and VT-re-laxation processes [J/cm3]
- WVV and WVT :
total rates at which energy is released in VV exchange and VT relaxation processes [W/cm3]
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Translated from Inzhenerno-Fizicheskii Zhurnal, Vol. 55, No. 4, pp. 624–629, October, 1988.
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Kochetov, I.V., Kurnosov, A.K. & Napartovich, A.P. Transient processes in vibrationally excited diatomic gas with downwards flux of quanta. Journal of Engineering Physics 55, 1150–1153 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01155225
- Statistical Physic
- Transient Process
- Translational Temperature
- Downward Flux
- Kinetic Cool