Closed-form solutions based on acoustic theory were obtained to describe the wave motion in both low-pressure-ratio rectangular (constant area) and pyramidal shock tubes which utilize different driver and channel gases. These new solutions are in excellent agreement with experimental data.
NASA STI/Recon Technical Report N
- Pub Date:
- December 1975
- Low Pressure;
- Shock Tubes;
- Numerical Analysis;
- Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer