Real gas flows in a duct
Glaister, P. (1992) Real gas flows in a duct. Computers & Mathematics with Applications, 24 (11). pp. 45-59. ISSN 0898-1221
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A numerical scheme is presented for the solution of the Euler equations of compressible flow of a real gas in a single spatial coordinate. This include flow in a duct of variable cross-section as well as flow with cylindrical or spherical symmetry, and can prove useful when testing codes for the two-dimensional equations governing compressible flow of a real gas. The scheme is applied with success to a problem involving the interaction of converging and diverging cylindrical shocks for four equations of state and to a problem involving the reflection of a converging shock.