Computations of Compressible Reactive Flows

  • Elaine S. Oran
Conference paper
Part of the The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and Its Applications book series (IMA, volume 12)


This papers describes the results of a series of computations that show the general approach developed in the Laboratory for Computational Physics and Fluid Dynamics for solving complex combustion problems. The basis of the approach is to use use specially designed numerical models implemented on high-speed, vector and parallel-processing computers as tools for investigating the details of the behavior of complex physical systems. We have applied this approach to problems in detonations, flames, turbulence, and transition processes.


Triple Point Shock Tube Incident Shock Incident Shock Wave Detonation Front 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elaine S. Oran
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  1. 1.Center for Reactive Flow and Dynamical SystemsNaval Research LaboratoryUSA
  2. 2.Laboratory for Computational Physics and Fluid DynamicsNaval Research LaboratoryUSA

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