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Combustion in High-Speed Flows : Icase Larc Interdisciplinary Series in Science and Engineering - John Buckmaster

Combustion in High-Speed Flows

Icase Larc Interdisciplinary Series in Science and Engineering

By: John Buckmaster (Editor), Thomas L. Jackson (Editor), Ajay Kumar (Editor)

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This volume is concerned with the understanding and modeling of combustion in high speed flows. The exploration of a dual approach combining asymptotic and numerical methods for the analysis of the models is particularly emphasized. The models reflect the basic physical phenomena in SCRAMJETs and oblique detonation-wave engines (ODWE). This collection of papers from leading researchers presents an overview of the state-of-the-art of current research and will be a valuable tool for scientists and students working in the area of combustion in high speed propulsion.

Preface
Contributors
Mixing and Combustion Issues in Hypersonic Air-Breathing Propulsionp. 3
Hypersonic Combustion - Status and Directionsp. 19
Recent Experiments on Hypersonic Combustion in an Expansion Tube Test Facilityp. 53
Supersonic Combustion Experiments in Free Piston Reflected Shock Tunnelsp. 93
Fuel Dispersion in Supersonic Airstreamsp. 111
Reacting Compressible Mixing Layers: Structure and Stabilityp. 131
Suppression and Enhancement of Mixing in High-Speed Reacting Flow Fieldsp. 191
Modeling Turbulent Scalar Mixing with Mapping Closure Methodsp. 231
Finite-Rate Chemistry Effects in Subsonic and Supersonic Combustionp. 253
Laser-Initiated Conical Detonation Wave for Supersonic Combustion - A Reviewp. 277
Recent Advances in Ram Accelerator Technologyp. 309
Oblique Detonations: Theory and Propulsion Applicationsp. 345
Detonation Waves and Propulsionp. 373
Studies on Detonation Driven Hollow Projectilesp. 421
The Role of Mathematical Modeling in Combustionp. 447
Ignition and Flame Spread in Laminar Mixing Layersp. 461
Numerical and Asymptotic Analysis of Ignition Processesp. 477
Steady and Unsteady Aspects of Detonation Initiationp. 493
Weakly Nonlinear Dynamics of Near-CJ Detonation Wavesp. 513
Some Fundamental Problems of Detonation Instabilities and Its Relation to Engine Operationp. 541
Godunov-Type Schemes Applied to Detonation Flowsp. 575
Panel Discussion Summaryp. 599
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ISBN: 9780792328063
ISBN-10: 079232806X
Series: Icase Larc Interdisciplinary Series in Science and Engineering
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 643
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 1.27