0
RESEARCH PAPERS

Analysis of Normal Shock Waves in Particle Laden Gas

[+] Author and Article Information
A. R. Kriebel

Vidya, Inc., Palo Alto, Calif.

J. Basic Eng 86(4), 655-664 (Dec 01, 1964) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3655914 History: Received May 23, 1963; Online November 03, 2011

Abstract

The internal structure of a normal shock wave in a perfect gas heavily laden with particles having a distribution of sizes is machine computed by numerical integration. The results of a small-perturbation analysis for weak shock waves and one particle size compare well with the machine-computed results for these restricted conditions. Both methods indicate that the thickness of weak shock waves increases in proportion to the particle size squared and inversely with the shock strength. For conditions typical of solid propellant-rocket motor exhaust streams the computed shock-wave thickness is several inches. With such computed results both the amount and the size distribution of suspended particles can be found individually from shock-wave measurements.

Copyright © 1964 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In