On the propagation of a fast shock wave through an inhomogeneous interstellar gas.
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On the propagation of a fast shock wave through an inhomogeneous interstellar gas.

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Published in [New York?] .
Written in English


  • Interstellar matter.,
  • Shock waves.

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LC ClassificationsQB790 .S46
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 104 l.
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5233654M
LC Control Number75304022

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  By causing the gas to radiate, interstellar shocks provide astronomers with valuable diagnostics on both the physical conditions in the interstellar medium and the energy source that produced the Cited by: Anthony Gregory Sgro has written: 'On the propagation of a fast shock wave through an inhomogeneous interstellar gas' -- subject(s): Interstellar matter, Shock waves. The hydrogen in a sealed rubber party balloon is compressed slightly by the balloon rubber. So its density decreases a little, its pressure increases, and its temperature increases. Table 2 shows the variation of density ratio β (= ρ 1 ρ 2) across the shock front and the position of the inner expanding surface (or piston) for different values of the parameters K p, G 1 with t t 0 = 2, l = , γ = , β ′ = shock strength increases with an increase in the value of ratio of the density of the solid particles to the initial density of the gas G by:

'Over-reflection and instability of shock waves in an inhomogeneous medium', Astronomical & Astrophysical Transactions, , - To link to this article: DOI: / Shock propagation and the generation of magnetohydrodynamic wave fields in inhomogeneous molecular clouds. propagating through the hot interstellar gas, is less than the critical value   The paper investigates shock-induced vortical flows within inhomogeneous media of nonuniform thermodynamic properties. Numerical simulations are performed using a Eulerian type mathematical model for compressible multicomponent flow problems. The model, which accounts for pressure nonequilibrium and applies different equations of state for . Optical detection of a fast shock wave associated with the Cygnus Loop a model of blast-wave propagation in the interstellar medium with both a .

LABORATORY SIMULATIONS OF SUPERNOVA SHOCKWAVE PROPAGATION 63 Figure 1. Blast wave expansion through nitrogen gas (kPa)attimes t = ns to 6 µs after an ablative laser pulse (energy E = 10 J, duration 5 ns) is focused on a solid pin (visible in images, pointed down). The laser pulse was incident from the left. The shock grows as a Taylor. the interstellar gas, and the conductivity of the gas is large enough to consider the magnetic eld to be frozen into the gas. Motion of the gas drags the magnetic eld with it, conserving the magnetic ux through any blob of gas. The energy density of the cosmic rays in the ISM is about 1 eV/cm3, similar. arXivv1 [] 3 Aug Magnetic reconnection detonation in supernovaremnants Horace Zhang1 Yang Gao2,3,∗ Chung K. Law2,4 1 Department of Physics, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey , USA 2 Center for Combustion Energy, Tsinghua University, Beijing , China 3 School of Physics and Astronomy, Sun Yat-Sen . A shock wave travelled through Al(alloy ) into Mo and the shock velocities were measured in each. Relative to an equation of state for Al calculated from pseudopotential theory the pressures achieved were and TPa in Al and Mo, respectively.