Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

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The thickness of a shock wave in air

Authors: A. E. Puckett and H. J. Stewart
Journal: Quart. Appl. Math. 7 (1950), 457-463
MSC: Primary 76.1X
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/33711
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