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High-Pressure Shock Compression of Solids Shock Wave and High Pressure Phenomena

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Title: High-Pressure Shock Compression of Solids ...

Publisher: Springer

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Hardcover. 393 pages. Dimensions: 9.3in. x 6.4in. x 1.2in.The chapters in this volume cover all aspects of shock-compression science. Each is by a leading researcher in the field and provides a fundamental review as well as an introduction to current research. An extensive chronological bibliography and an annotated bibliography of the current literature will make this a particularly useful reference. Problems at the ends of the chapters enhance the usefulness of the book as a text. (A solutions manual is available from the editors) This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780387979649

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Synopsis: This book presents a set of basic understandings of the behavior and response of solids to propagating shock waves. The propagation of shock waves in a solid body is accompanied by large compressions, decompression, and shear. Thus, the shear strength of solids and any inelastic response due to shock­ wave propagation is of the utmost importance. Furthermore, shock compres­ sion of solids is always accompanied by heating, and the rise of local tempera­ ture which may be due to both compression and dissipation. For many solids, under a certain range of impact pressures, a two-wave structure arises such that the first wave, called the elastic prescursor, travels with the speed of sound; and the second wave, called a plastic shock wave, travels at a slower speed. Shock-wave loading of solids is normally accomplished by either projectile impact, such as produced by guns or by explosives. The shock heating and compression of solids covers a wide range of temperatures and densities. For example, the temperature may be as high as a few electron volts (1 eV = 11,500 K) for very strong shocks and the densification may be as high as four times the normal density.

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