Dynamic Properties of Matter Under High Stress-Thermodynamic Descriptions

by Harold L. Brode, A. C. Smith

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A description of the development and use of equations of state for solids. A method is described for combining the measurable physical properties of a material with the calculated theoretical properties under extreme conditions of temperature and pressure to give a complete working description for a hydrodynamic calculation. This is illustrated with results for a common rock material (basalt).

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