Shock and Vibration

Shock and Vibration / 1997 / Article

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Volume 4 |Article ID 615415 | https://doi.org/10.3233/SAV-1997-4102

James E. Chisum, Young S. Shin, "Explosion Gas Bubbles Near Simple Boundaries", Shock and Vibration, vol. 4, Article ID 615415, 15 pages, 1997. https://doi.org/10.3233/SAV-1997-4102

Explosion Gas Bubbles Near Simple Boundaries

Revised01 Dec 1995
Accepted04 Sep 1996

Abstract

Finite element analyses of explosion gas bubbles show that including the compressibility of the surrounding media leads to appreciable differences in key areas of the bubble’s behavior. In order to more fully understand the behavior of bubbles created by detonations near simple boundaries, analyses incorporating fluid compressibility were conducted at various stand-off distances from simple rigid and constant pressure surface boundaries. The results from these analyses serve to characterize the behavior of the bubbles for the charge type, charge weight, and hydrostatic pressure used in the analyses.

Copyright © 1997 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


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