Self-similar flows of self-gravitating gas behind a spherical shock wave which are driven out by a propelling contact surface, propagating in a nonuniform atmosphere at rest, are investigated. The total energy content of the flow between a shock front and contact surface is taken to be time-dependent. In brief, the self-similar homothermal flows of self-gravitating gas behind a shock wave and Roche's model case are also studied in the present paper.
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Singh, J.B. A self-similar flow of self-gravitating gas behind a shock wave with increasing energy, I. Astrophys Space Sci 87, 347–355 (1982). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00648929
- Shock Wave
- Total Energy
- Contact Surface
- Energy Content