# Propagation Distance Required to Reach Steady-State Detonation Velocity in Finite-Sized Charges

@article{Li2014PropagationDR, title={Propagation Distance Required to Reach Steady-State Detonation Velocity in Finite-Sized Charges}, author={Jianling Li and Xiaocheng Mi and Andrew J. Higgins}, journal={arXiv: Fluid Dynamics}, year={2014} }

The decay of a detonation wave from its initial CJ velocity to its final, steady state velocity upon encountering a finite thickness or diameter charge is investigated numerically and theoretically. The numerical simulations use an ideal gas equation of state and pressure dependent reaction rate in order to ensure a stable wave structure. The confinement is also treated as an ideal gas with variable impedance. The velocity decay along the centerline is extracted from the simulations and…

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