volume 158, issue 10, P2023-2036 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2011.02.017
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Ko Kawane, Satoshi Shimada, Jiro Kasahara, Akiko Matsuo

Abstract: In the present study, we experimentally and numerically investigated the influence of heat transfer and friction on the performance of a single-shot detonation tube open at one end. Two kinds of specific impulse measurement were carried out with various tube lengths and levels of surface roughness, one by using a ballistic pendulum arrangement and the other by integrating the pressure history measured at the thrust wall. These measurements revealed the degree to which potential impulse can be exploited by the …

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