Numerical Investigations on Muzzle Flow under Approaching Real Shooting Conditions

  • X. Jiang
  • H. Li
  • Z. Guo
  • Y. Wang
  • Z. Chen
Conference paper


Complicated physical phenomena accompanied by muzzle flow were investigated to suppress or reduce their side-effect for many years [1][2], such as shock/blast interactions, muzzle flash and noise etc. It is important to study their mechanism for improving or increasing the weapon efficiency. More experimental investigations about them were performed, but still relative less numerical ones. With the great advancement of the computer technology and computational fluid dynamic, numerical simulation has become one of the methods to reveal the physical and chemical phenomena of muzzle flow field as well as experiment now.


Shock Wave Interior Ballistic Leading Shock Precursor Shock Muzzle Blast 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • X. Jiang
    • 1
  • H. Li
    • 1
  • Z. Guo
    • 1
  • Y. Wang
    • 1
  • Z. Chen
    • 1
  1. 1.Sci. & Tec. on Transient Physics LaboratoryNanjing University of Sci. & Tec.NanjingChina

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