Asymptotic Law of Attenuation of Overcompressed Detonation Waves in Gases

  • E. S. Prokhorov

Basic propositions of an isothermal detonation model used for a simplified description of overcompressed detonation waves in gases have been formulated. Within the framework of the present model, the author has derived an asymptotic law of attenuation of plane overcompressed detonation up to the Chapman–Jouguet regime in accordance with which the detonation-front velocity decreases more slowly than was considered to be the case before.


detonation waves degree of overcompression detonation products isothermal medium 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.M. A. Lavrentiev Institute of HydrodynamicsSiberian Branch of the Russian Academy of SciencesNovosibirskRussia

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