Relay of Combustion Wave through a Thin Wedge-Shaped Obstacle


The relay of combustion wave through a thin wedge-shaped obstacle was explored by 2D mathematical modeling and experimentally, with special emphasis on the role of wedge parameters. Predictions of theory well agreed with experiment. Steady passage of combustion wave through the obstacle was found to occur at some optimal wedge configurations, which should be kept in mind in some special applications.

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Krishenik, P.M., Kostin, S.V. & Rogachev, S.A. Relay of Combustion Wave through a Thin Wedge-Shaped Obstacle. Int. J Self-Propag. High-Temp. Synth. 29, 191–195 (2020).

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  • combustion
  • 2D modeling
  • thermite mixtures
  • transient combustion modes