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Volume 76, Number 5, December 2006
|Page(s)||849 - 855|
|Section||Condensed matter: structural, mechanical and thermal properties|
|Published online||08 November 2006|
A reduced model for shock and detonation waves. I. The inert case
CERMICS, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (ParisTech) - 6 & 8 Av. Pascal 77455 Champs-sur-Marne, France and CEA/DAM Ile-de-France - BP 12, 91680 Bruyères-le-Châtel, France
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Accepted: 2 October 2006
We present a model of mesoparticles, very much in the Dissipative Particle Dynamics spirit, in which a molecule is replaced by a particle with an internal thermodynamic degree of freedom (temperature or energy). The model is shown to give quantitavely accurate results for the simulation of shock waves in a crystalline polymer, and opens the way to a reduced model of detonation waves.
PACS: 62.50.+p – High-pressure and shock wave effects in solids and liquids / 05.10.-a – Computational methods in statistical physics and nonlinear dynamics / 05.70.Ln – Nonequilibrium and irreversible thermodynamics
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