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Vortical singularity of self-similar gas flow in the reflection of a shock wave

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Translated from Zhurnal Prikladnoi Mekhaniki i Tekhnicheskoi Fiziki, No. 1, pp. 107–111, January–February, 1982.

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Zhigalko, E.F., Kolyshkina, L.L. & Shevtsov, V.D. Vortical singularity of self-similar gas flow in the reflection of a shock wave. J Appl Mech Tech Phys 23, 99–103 (1982). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00911986

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