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The Features of the Solutions of Continuum Mechanics Problems

  • Sergey P. Kiselev
  • Evgenii V. Vorozhtsov
  • Vasily M. Fomin
Part of the Modeling and Simulation in Science, Engineering and Technology book series (MSSET)

Abstract

In this chapter, we consider the similarity and dimensional methods, including the construction of self-similar solutions. We also present the theory of weak discontinuities (the characteristics) and strong discontinuities (shock waves and tangential discontinuities).

Keywords

Shock Wave Cauchy Problem Strouhal Number Discontinuity Surface Tangential Discontinuity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergey P. Kiselev
    • 1
  • Evgenii V. Vorozhtsov
    • 1
  • Vasily M. Fomin
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Theoretical and Applied MechanicsRussian Academy of SciencesNovosibirskRussia

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