On the theory of shock structure. III

L.J.F. Broer

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The profiles of weak shocks in gases showing either bulk viscosity or relaxation are compared. When the sound absorption coefficients are equal, there is a difference only in not too weak shocks, provided the real or apparent bulk viscosity is at least of the same order of magnitude as the shear viscosíty.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)76-80
JournalApplied Scientific Research, Section A : Mechanics, Heat, Chemical Engineering, Mathematical Methods
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1954


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