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DET3D is a computer code for the simulation of gaseous detonations in complex, 3-dimensional geometries with its main field of application being detonations involving hydrogen. Some validation and application examples can be found here (307kB).

Technical Details:

  • Finite Difference code
  • Explicit, 2nd order, upwind solver
  • Arrhenius kinetics
  • Graphical pre- and postprocessor

Programming Language: C

3D-Geometry of ITER-FEAT fusion reactor with expanding spherical detonation wave as calculated by DET3D.


Staff members involved: R. Redlinger
Contact person: R. Redlinger