The interaction of shock waves in cylindrical structures

Authors

  • D. M. Brown,

    1. Department of Chemical Engineering, Polytechnic of the South Bank, Borough Road, London SE1 0AA, England
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    • David M. Brown obtained his BSc from the University of Salford and gained his PhD under the supervision of P. F. Nolan. On completion of his PhD, he worked with Dr. Nolan on a dust explosion investigation and very recently has joined the Hazards Section of the National Nuclear Corporation Ltd., England.

  • P. F. Nolan

    1. Department of Chemical Engineering, Polytechnic of the South Bank, Borough Road, London SE1 0AA, England
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    • Philip F. Nolan obtained his BSc from the University of Surrey and his PhD from the University of Sheffield. He is a Principal Lecturer in Chemical Engineering at the Polytechnic of the South Bank in London, England. His main duties involve the supervision of a large post-graduate research school in topics relating to loss prevention and industrial safety.


Abstract

An experimental investigation into the validity and use of the hydraulic jump analogy for studying the interaction of shock waves in air with cylindrical structures.

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