## Physics of shock waves and high-temperature hydrodynamic phenomena, Volume 1 |

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### Contents

Elements of gasdynamics and the classical theory of shock waves Continuous flow of an inviscid nonconducting gas | 1 |

2 Lagrangian coordinates | 4 |

3 Sound waves | 7 |

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Physics of Shock Waves and High–Temperature Hydrodynamic Phenomena Wallace Hayes Limited preview - 2012 |

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absorption coefficient atoms average body bremsstrahlung C+ characteristics calculated collisions compression consider const constant specific heats coordinate corresponding cross section decreases denote diffusion approximation discontinuity dissociation distribution emitted entropy equal example excitation expression factor flow variables fluid frequency gases given heat conduction high temperatures Hugoniot curve hydrogen-like atoms increase induced emission initial integral intensity internal energy ionization potential ions isentropic kinetic energy Lagrangian coordinates layer levels mass mean free path molecular molecules momentum motion number of particles obtain optically thick oscillator strength partition function photons piston plane pressure propagation proportional quantities quantum number radiant energy radiative transfer radius rarefaction rarefaction wave ratio reaction region relation respect result rotational self-similar shock front shock wave shown in Fig solution spectral spectrum speed of sound surface temperature and density thermodynamic equilibrium tion transitions unit volume velocity vibrational viscosity