Reduction of the deflagration-to-detonation transition distance and time in a tube with regular shaped obstacles

Frolov, S. M.; Semenov, I. V.; Komissarov, P. V.; Utkin, P. S.; Markov, V. V.
August 2007
Doklady Physical Chemistry;Aug2007, Vol. 415 Issue 2, p209
Academic Journal
The article discusses the role of regular shaped obstacles in speeding up deflagration-to-detonation transition (DDT). It stresses the potential of regular obstacles of special shape to reduce the DDT length and time compared with the efficacy of regular rectangular obstacles. The authors note the significance of a method that employs detonation in a tube with a gaseous explosive mixture in highlighting the use of regular obstacles of special shape in accelerating DDT.


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