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Conference Papers Year : 2017

Hydrodynamic simulations of microjetting from shock-loaded grooves

C. Roland
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T. de Resseguier
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A. Sollier
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E. Lescoute
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L. Soulard
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D. Loison


The interaction of a shock wave with a free surface which has geometrical defects, such as cavities or grooves, may lead to the ejection of micrometric debris at velocities of km/s. This process can be involved in many applications, like pyrotechnics or industrial safety. Recent laser shock experiments reported elsewhere in this conference have provided some insight into jet formation as well as jet tip velocities for various groove angles and shock pressures. Here, we present hydrodynamic simulations of these experiments, in both 2D and 3D geometries, using both finite element method and smoothed particle hydrodynamics. Numerical results are compared to several theoretical predictions including the Richtmyer-Meshkov instabilities. The role of the elastic-plastic behavior on jet formation is illustrated. Finally, the possibility to simulate the late stage of jet expansion and fragmentation is explored, to evaluate the mass distribution of the ejecta and their ballistic properties, still essentially unknown in the experiments.

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hal-01518497 , version 1 (04-05-2017)



C. Roland, T. de Resseguier, A. Sollier, E. Lescoute, L. Soulard, et al.. Hydrodynamic simulations of microjetting from shock-loaded grooves. AIP Conference Proceedings, 2017, Tampa Bay, United States. pp.100027, ⟨10.1063/1.4971652⟩. ⟨hal-01518497⟩
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