The 26th International Symposium on Shock Waves in GApttingen, Germany was jointly organised by the German Aerospace Centre DLR and the French-German Research Institute of Saint Louis ISL. The year 2007 marked the 50th anniversary of the Symposium, which first took place in 1957 in Boston and has since become an internationally acclaimed series of meetings for the wider Shock Wave Community. The ISSW26 focused on the following areas: Shock Propagation and Reflection, Detonation and Combustion, Hypersonic Flow, Shock Boundary Layer Interaction, Numerical Methods, Medical, Biological and Industrial Applications, Richtmyer Meshkov Instability, Blast Waves, Chemically Reacting Flows, Diagnostics, Facilities, Flow Visualisation, Ignition, Impact and Compaction, Multiphase Flow, Nozzles Flows, Plasmas and Propulsion. The two Volumes contain the papers presented at the symposium and serve as a reference for the participants of the ISSW 26 and individuals interested in these fields.A preliminary test concerning the relation between the degree of overdrive and the length of the detonation wave decay was carried out. Four smooth, aluminum 6061-T6 tubes, 914.4 mm long with inner tube diameters d = 25.4, 50.8, 101.6, and 152.4 mm were used. ... A schematic of this experimental setup is shown in Fig.
|Author||:||Klaus Hannemann, Friedrich Seiler|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2009-04-01|