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Course Postgraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AE819
Subject Title Shockwave Dynamics

Syllabus

Hugoniot relation – normal shocks – unsteady 1-D flows – finite amplitude waves – character- istics – Riemann invariants – unsteady shock waves – shock tubes – shock tunnels – weak and strong shocks – shock interactions – reflections – shock-boundary layer interaction – shock polar – diffraction – shock focussing – contact discontinuities – Richtmyer–Meshkov instability – spherical blast waves – internal, near-field and external ballistics – various shock structures.

Text Books

Same as Reference

References

1. Glass, I. I. and Sislian, J. P., Nonstationary Flows and Shock Waves, Oxford Univ. Press (1994).

2. Ben-Dor, G., Shock Wave Reflection Phenomena, Springer (2007).

3. George, R., Nonsteady Duct Flow: Wave-diagram Analysis, Dover Publications (1969).

4. Courant, R. and Friedrichs, K. O., Supersonic Flow and Shock Waves, Springer (1976).