Mach reflection parameters for plexiglas cylinders
The “collapsing air gap” method has been used to investigate the development and limiting parameters of the Mach reflection of a conical convergent shock in plexiglas cylinders arranged along the axis of a detonating explosive charge. The diameters of the cylindrical specimens varied from 15 to 100 mm. It is shown that on the stationary interval of development of the triple-shock configuration, where the velocity of the head wave is equal to the detonation velocity, there is a linear relationship between the diameter of the head wave, its radius of curvature, and the diameter of the cylinder.
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