Wave dynamics of electric explosion in solids

V. V. Burkin, N. S. Kuznetsova, V. V. Lopatin

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Abstract

A mathematical model of an electric explosion is developed that consistently describes the expansion of the explosion channel with regard to the parameters of the discharge circuit of a high-voltage pulse generator, radiation, and propagation of stress waves in a solid. The dynamics of conversion of the stored energy to a wave and the formation of mechanical stresses due to electric explosion in a solid immersed in a liquid are considered. In the context of electro-discharge destruction of hard materials, the resulting stress field and the relationship between the discharge circuit parameters and characteristics of the wave are analyzed and the most efficient discharge modes are determined.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)644-650
Number of pages7
JournalTechnical Physics
Volume54
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2009

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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