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Hydrodynamic testing/Definition

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A definition or brief description of Hydrodynamic testing.

During an high-speed event driven by explosives, such as the implosion of a fission device, the high pressures and temperatures cause metals and other materials to flow like liquids; the behavior can be described by fluid dynamics techniques; to observe these flows require high-speed flashes of X-rays or proton