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The governing equations of gaseous detonations are the multi-component Euler equations with chemical reactive source terms. These equations can be written in conservation form with K inhomogeneous continuity equations

*d* momentum equations

and an energy equation

According to Dalton's law, the total pressure *p* is the sum of the partial pressures *pi*, i.e.

with

For detailed chemical reaction, all species are usually assumed to be *thermally perfect* gases with a caloric equation

This model requires the computation of the temperature T from the implicit equation

whenever the pressure has to be evaluated.

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-- RalfDeiterding - 14 Dec 2004

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