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Publications [#58657] of John A. Trangenstein

Papers Published

  1. Glass, I.I. and Kaca, J. and Zhang, D.L. and Glaz, H.M. and Bell, J.B. and Trangenstein, J.A. and Collins, J.P., Diffraction of planar shock waves over half-diamond and semicircular cylinders: an experimental and numerical comparison, AIP Conf. Proc. (USA) no. 208 (1990), pp. 246 - 51, Bethlehem, PA, USA
    (last updated on 2007/04/09)

    The problem of an incident planar shock interacting with a downstream obstacle is studied; half-diamond and semicircular cylinders are chosen for the obstacles. Experimental data is taken from the UTIAS shock tube facility; in particular; infinite-fringe interferograms are analyzed which provides full flowfield data. Numerical results are obtained using a new unsplit version of the second-order Eulerian Godunov scheme for inviscid gas dynamics which is capable of computing on general, body conforming meshes. Detailed comparisons of the two techniques are offered, and excellent agreement is confirmed

    diffraction;electromagnetic wave interferometry;shock waves;
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