Shock Waves in Condensed Matter – 1983 covers the proceedings of the American Physical Society Topical Conference, held in Santa Fe, New Mexico on July 18-21, 1983. The book focuses on the response of matter to dynamic high pressure and temperature. The selection first elaborates on the review of theoretical calculations of phase transitions and comparisons with experimental results; theoretical and experimental studies of shock-compressed benzene and polybutene; and theory of the iron equation of state and melting curve to very high pressures. The text then ponders on nonhydrostatic effects in stress-wave induced phase transformation of calcite; Bauschinger effect model suitable for use in large computer codes; and strain rate sensitivity prediction for porous bed compaction. The manuscript takes a look at flaw nucleation and energetics of dynamic fragmentation, shock loading behavior of fused quartz, and aluminum damage simulation in high-velocity impact. Shock wave diagnostics by time-resolved infrared radiometry and non-linear Raman spectroscopy; Raman scattering temperature measurement behind a shock wave; and experiments and simulation on laser-driven shock wave evolution in aluminum targets are also discussed. The selection is a dependable reference for scientists and readers interested in the response of matter when exposed to dynamic high pressure and temperature.

Table of Contents



Historical Photographs

Chapter I. Keynote

Thunder in the Mountains

Chapter II. Equation of State

A Review of Some Recent Theoretical Calculations of Phase Transitions and Comparisons with Experimental Results

Dense Molecular Thermodynamics

Shocked Fluids at High Densities and Temperatures

Theoretical and Experimental Studies of Shock-Compressed Benzene and Polybutene

Prediction of Pressure Induced Structural Phase Transitions and Internal Mode Frequency Changes in Sol id N2+

Measured Hugoniot States of a Two-Element Fluid, 02 + N2, near 2 Mg / m3

Equations of State for the Alkali Metals, with Generalizations to NaCl

Static P-T-V Measurements on MgO: Comparison with Shock Wave Data

A Theoretical Equation of State for Uranium

Theory of the Iron Equation of State and Melting Curve to Very High Pressures

Compressive Waves and Shock Waves in Anharmonic Solids

Reflected Shocks in SiO2

Precise Ultrahigh-Pressure Experiments

Shock Impedance Match Experiments. In Aluminum and Molybdenum Between 0.1 - 2.5 TPa (1-25 Mbar)

Shock Hugoniot Measurements on Ta to 0.78 TPa

Hugoniot Measurements in Vanadium Using the LLNL Two-Stage Light-Gas Gun

Rarefaction Velocities in Shocked Tantalum and the High Pressure Melting Point

The Velocity of Sound Behind Strong Shock Waves in 2024 Al

Hugoniot Measurements on Unsintered Metal Powders

Chapter III. Constitutive Modeling

Pressure-Shear Impact and the Dynamic Plastic Response of Metals

Nonhydrostatic Effects in Stress-Wave Induced Phase Transformation of Calcite

Lagrangian Analysis with an Emphasis on Unloading Processes

Carbon Piezoresistive Stre


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