Boundary Disturbances in High Explosive Shock Tubes

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Abstract: High Velocity disturbance are observed to propagate in advance of the plane shock front along the walls of a high-explosive-operated shock tube. Experiments were performed which indicate that the disturbance proceeds at a constant velocity relative to the shock front, and carries a considerable amount of energy as evidenced by its ability to penetrate metal plates. The velocity of a similar disturbance observed along a rod placed on the axis of the shock tube normal to the plane shock front was essentially independent of the rod material and diameter. This phenomenon was observed when shock tubes were filled with … continued below

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19 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Shreffler, R. G. March 31, 1952.

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  • Main Title: Boundary Disturbances in High Explosive Shock Tubes
  • Series Title: Atomic Energy Commission Reports
  • Added Title: Atomic Energy Commission Report AECD-3355

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Abstract: High Velocity disturbance are observed to propagate in advance of the plane shock front along the walls of a high-explosive-operated shock tube. Experiments were performed which indicate that the disturbance proceeds at a constant velocity relative to the shock front, and carries a considerable amount of energy as evidenced by its ability to penetrate metal plates. The velocity of a similar disturbance observed along a rod placed on the axis of the shock tube normal to the plane shock front was essentially independent of the rod material and diameter. This phenomenon was observed when shock tubes were filled with argon or chlorine but was absent when air or helium was used.

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19 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Digitized from microopaque cards (1).

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  • OCLC: 911037677
  • SuDoc Number: Y 3.AT 7:22/AECD-3355
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc172687

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Shreffler, R. G. Boundary Disturbances in High Explosive Shock Tubes, report, March 31, 1952; [Oak Ridge, Tennessee]. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc172687/: accessed April 15, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

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