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Irreversible Phenomena: Ignitions, Combustion and Detonation Waves [Book Review]

Austin, Joanna M. (2008) Irreversible Phenomena: Ignitions, Combustion and Detonation Waves [Book Review]. AIAA Journal, 46 (2). pp. 541-542. ISSN 0001-1452. doi:10.2514/1.34579.

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A broad range of combustion phenomena occur that exhibit inherently stochastic behavior, producing fascinating observations but also significant challenges in experiments, simulations, and predictive models. Although the turbulence and turbulent combustion literature is rich in statistical modeling approaches (for example, texts by Pope [1] or Peters [2], among many others), the stochastic nature of ignition processes, shock-induced combustion, and detonation waves has been much less comprehensively addressed. This book is focused on the latter applications and offers a rather unique viewpoint in comparison with the existing combustion literature.

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Additional Information:© 2008 AIAA. Book review of: Irreversible Phenomena: Ignitions, Combustion and Detonation Waves Kunio Terao, Springer, New York, 2007, 409 pp. ISBN: 978-3-540-49901-5.
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Official Citation:J. M. Austin. "Irreversible Phenomena: Ignitions, Combustion and Detonation Waves", AIAA Journal, Vol. 46, No. 2 (2008), pp. 541-542
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