Density jump and thermal relaxation at a shock front in water containing gas bubbles
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In the present article we give the results of measurements of the density jump in a shock wave propagating in water containing air or helium bubbles. We show that the thermal relaxation at the shock front depends on the properties of the gaseous component and the wave intensity. Breakup of the bubbles promotes more rapid temperature equalization between the components of the mixture.
KeywordsHelium Shock Wave Present Article Shock Front Temperature Equalization
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