Title: High-Pressure Shock Compression of Solids ...
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Book Type: Hardcover
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
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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