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On the relation between particle velocity and shock wave speed for thermoelastic materials

Knowles, J. K. (2002) On the relation between particle velocity and shock wave speed for thermoelastic materials. Shock Waves, 12 (2). pp. 137-144. ISSN 0938-1287. doi:10.1007/s00193-002-0146-1.

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Results of shock-wave experiments in solids often suggest a nearly-linear relation between the particle velocity behind the shock and the shock wave speed. The present note reconsiders the question of whether thermoelastic material models may be consistent with such observations. Emphasis is placed on the role played by the response of the material in severe compression, as distinguished from its response for small or moderate deformations. The details are illustrated for materials of Mie-Grüneisen type.

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Additional Information:© 2002 Springer-Verlag. Received 21 December 2001; Accepted 22 April 2002; Published online 8 July 2002. The author is grateful to a reviewer for helpful comments and to Dr. Y. Horie for pointing out two relevant references.
Subject Keywords:Shock wave, Shock speed-particle velocity relation, Thermoelasticity, Mie-Grüneisen materials
Issue or Number:2
Classification Code:PACS: 62.50+p
Record Number:CaltechAUTHORS:20141021-093341465
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Official Citation:Knowles, J. Shock Waves (2002) 12: 137.
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:21 Oct 2014 18:05
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