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Nonlinear behavior of acoustic waves in combustion chambers—II

Culick, F. E. C. (1976) Nonlinear behavior of acoustic waves in combustion chambers—II. Acta Astronautica, 3 (9-10). pp. 735-757. ISSN 0094-5765. doi:10.1016/0094-5765(76)90108-9.

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The approximate analysis developed in Part I of Ihis work is apllied to severa1 specific problems. One purpose is to illustrate the use of the formalism, and second is to demostrate the validity of the method by comparing results with numerical solutions, obtained elsewhere, for the "exact" equations. A simple problem is treated first, the decay of a standing wave in a box containing a mixture of gas and suspended particles; one example of the steepening of an initially sinusoidal wave in pure gas is included. Viscous losses on an inert surface are treated essentially according to classical linear theory; recent experimental results are used as the basis for incorporating approximately the influence of nonlinear heat transfer in unsteady flow. All of the preceding results are combined in calculations of two examples of unstable motions in a solid propellant rocket motor and in a T-burner.

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Additional Information:© Pergamon Press 1976. Received 15 September 1975; revised 4 March 1976. Available online 26 February 2003. This work was supported partly by Hercules Inc., Magna, Utah; by the Aerojet Solid Propulsion Co., Sacramento, California; and by the National Aeronatics and Space Administration under the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Contract NAS 7-100.
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Official Citation:Culick, F. E. C. "Nonlinear behavior of acoustic waves in combustion chambers--II." Acta Astronautica 3(9-10): 735-757.
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