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    Fictional Application of Ring-Vortex

    I've asked a few question here pertaining to an ongoing bit of writing in the fictional genres, and this is another. Given the fictional nature, two things I DON'T need are: People thinking this is a serious question about real-world applications. The assumption that, "just write what you...
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    Voitenko Compressor Query.

    I'm familiar with these, and in fact I think any shock-tube is predicated on a kind of shaped charge. What makes these versions unique is the amount of energy released as a subset of shaped charges. In the end, you think I should ignore specific subsets in favor of the larger family of shaped...
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    Voitenko Compressor Query.

    Hello, this is my first post, and it's not for any kind of homework, but rather for a work of fiction. From what I understand the Voitenko Compressor is a shaped charge which rapidly deforms a metal plate to accelerate the test gas. From reading a bit, it seems that this lead to a...