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Elementary Configurations of Simple Detonation

  • Roger Chéret
Part of the High-Pressure Shock Compression of Condensed Matter book series (SHOCKWAVE)

Abstract

In all laboratories engaged in the characterization of explosives and the study of detonation phenomena, there is a long-standing tradition which prefers simple detonation “regimes” where waves are propagated by mere translation with a permanent velocity D parallel to the direction i related to the location of the firing station. (N.B. The superscript p shows only, as in §II.3.3, that such propagation is endowed with a privileged plane direction which is normal to i; however, it must be borne in mind that referring to this regime as “plane” is only a widely accepted misuse.) But it is worth paying attention to such a persistent, widespread tradition, to find its good points … and underline its bad points.

Keywords

Free Boundary Detonation Wave Detonation Product Liquid Explosive Solid Explosive 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger Chéret
    • 1
  1. 1.Commissariat a l’Energie AtomiqueParis Cedex 15France

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