Heat Waves pp 137-158 | Cite as

Shock waves and numerical solutions

  • Brian Straughan
Part of the Applied Mathematical Sciences book series (AMS, volume 177)


In chapter 4 we have studied the evolutionary behaviour of an acceleration wave in various continuum theories where the temperature field could propagate as a wave.


Shock Wave Thermal Shock Hyperbolic System Simple Wave Riemann Invariant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematical SciencesDurham UniversityDurhamUK

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