Measurement of Shock Wave Attenuation in a Micro-channel

  • J. GiordanoEmail author
  • P. Perrier
  • L. Meister
  • M. Brouillette
Conference paper


This work presents optical measurements of shock wave propagation in a glass micro-channel. This transparent facility, with a section ranging from 1 mm × 150 μm to 1 mm × 500 μm, exploits a high-speed schlieren videography to visualize the propagation of a shock wave within the micro-channel and to quantify velocity and boundary effects. In this paper, we focus on the Mach waves induced by wall roughness in the supersonic flow behind the wave.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Giordano
    • 1
    Email author
  • P. Perrier
    • 1
  • L. Meister
    • 1
  • M. Brouillette
    • 2
  1. 1.Aix Marseille University, CNRS, IUSTIMarseilleFrance
  2. 2.Shock Wave LaboratoryUniversité de SherbrookeSherbrookeCanada

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