An exact similarity solution in radiation-gas-dynamics

  • S. Ashraf
  • P. L. Sachdev


We have found an exact similarity solution of the point explosion problem in the case when the total energy of the shock wave that is produced is not constant but decreases with time and when the loss due to radiation escape is significant. We have compared the results of our exact solution with those of exact numerical solutions of Elliot and Wang and have explained the cause why our solution differs from theirs in certain aspects.


Shock Wave Radiation Flux Diffusion Approximation Radiative Transfer Equation Shock Region 
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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Ashraf
    • 1
  • P. L. Sachdev
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Applied MathematicsIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

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