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Front Structure of Detonation and the Stability of Detonation

  • H. -S. Dou
  • Z. M. Hu
  • B. C. Khoo
  • C. Wang
Conference paper

Introduction

The physics of propagation of detonation waves is still a challenging topic in the community. As have been found in experiments and 3D simulations of detonation physics, there are three types of detonation front structures. These are: rectangular mode, oblique mode, and spinning mode [1-6], as shown in Fig.1. For the rectangular modes, there are two further classifications: in phase detonation and out of phase detonation. A logical question raised is: what are the conditions leading to each front structure observed? Is there any relationship among these front structures? These questions provided the motivation for the present investigation.

Keywords

Transverse Wave Energy Release Detonation Wave Energy Gradient Front Structure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. -S. Dou
    • 1
  • Z. M. Hu
    • 1
  • B. C. Khoo
    • 2
  • C. Wang
    • 2
  1. 1.Temasek LaboratoriesNational University of SingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringNational University of SingaporeSingapore

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