Detonation Wave Propagation in Rotational Gas Flows

  • V. A. Levin
  • G. A. Skopina


This paper studies the propagation of detonation and shock waves in vortex gas flows, in which the initial pressure, density, and velocity are generally functions of the coordinate — the distance from the symmetry axis. Rotational axisymmetric flow having a transverse velocity component in addition to a nonuniform longitudinal velocity is considered. The possibility of propagation of Chapman–Jouguet detonation waves in rotating flows is analyzed. A necessary conditions for the existence of a Chapman–Jouguet wave is obtained.

vortex shock wave detonation wave axisymmetric flow discontinuity surface Chapman–Jouguet wave 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. A. Levin
    • 1
  • G. A. Skopina
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Automatics and Control Processes, Far East Division, Russian Academy of SciencesVladivostok

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