Propagation of axi-symmetric relativistic shock waves
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Solutions in series for the propagation of relativistic shock waves with axial symmetry are obtained in this paper. We assume that the gaseous elements move almost radially and that the disturbance moves through a cold gas at rest wherein the nucleon number density and the energy density obey an exponential law of distance from a given plane. The motion is sustained by continuous explosions in the central region liberating energy varying as the cube of time. Also, we assume the equation of state of the moving elements as that of photonic gas.
KeywordsShock Wave Energy Density Central Region Axial Symmetry Relativistic Shock
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