This unique and encyclopedic reference work describes the evolution of the physics of modern shock wave and detonation from the earlier and classical percussion. The history of this complex process is first reviewed in a general survey. Subsequently, the subject is treated in more detail and the book is richly illustrated in the form of a picture gallery. This book is ideal for everyone professionally interested in shock wave phenomena.As Rector Magnificus (1879a 1880) he fought against the introduction of Czech instead of German at Prague University. During the ... Oxford dictionary of national biography. Oxford ... 6th Int. Congress on Sound and Vibration [TU of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark, July 1999]; http://www.iiav.org/sirjameslighthill.pdf. PICTURE.
|Title||:||History of Shock Waves, Explosions and Impact|
|Author||:||Peter O. K. Krehl|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-09-24|