# Issue index

### Plasma Investigations

- Qualitative analysis of the relation between drift velocities of electrons in gas mixtures and pure gases forming these mixtures in gas-discharge plasma

1Chiflikyan R.V. - Characteristics of spacecraft engines based on the principle of adiabatic heating of working medium

7Glazkov V.V., Sinkevich O.A. - Modeling of a fast-flowing $\mathrm{CO}_2$ laser with longitudinal discharge in a tube of variable cross section

11Galeev R.S. - Dissipation of energy under conditions of breakdown of $\mathrm{He}$, $\mathrm{He}/\mathrm{Kr}$, $\mathrm{He}/\mathrm{Kr}/\mathrm{F}_2$ by high-velocity ionization wave

16Vasilyak L.M., Kostyuchenko S.V., Kudryavtsev N.N., Rodionov A.S. ### Thermophysical Properties of Materials

- The shape of the critical isotherm for pure substances

20Rabinovich V.A., Sheludyak Yu.E. - Experimental study of molecular thermal conductivity of quartz

25Spirin G.G., Vinogradov Yu.K., Belyaev O.V. - Boiling up of $n$-pentane in a rarefaction wave

31Vinogradov V.E., Pavlov P.A. ### Heat and Mass Transfer and Physical Gasdynamics

- Unsteady motion of a hard sphere in nonuniformly heated gas under conditions of small Reynolds numbers: I. Hydrodynamic problem

36Yalamov Yu.I., D'yakonov S.N. - Delay of laminar-turbulent transition by means of intensive localized heating of the surface in the vicinity of the leading edge of the plate

42Kazakov A.V., Kogan M.N., Kuparev V.A. - Universal model of critical heat flux of subcooled liquid boiling in channels

48Zeigarnik Yu.A. - Computer modeling of nonstationary thermal processes in a fuel element under conditions of load surge

53Cherepanov A.N., Basin A.S., Meshcheryakova L.F., Pokusaev B.G. - Investigation of heat transfer and hydrodynamics in a heat-pipe evaporator operating on the inverted meniscus principle

59Kovalev S.A., Solov'ev S.L. - The temperature determination by the spectral line intensity of cesium and lithium in the layer of evaporation under conditions of supersonic flow over a cone: Theoretical investigation

65Pilyugin N.N., Orfanov I.V. - Numerical and experimental simulation of systems of radiation and combination heat shielding

71Bobrov I.N., Kuryachii A.P. - Heat and mass transfer between a carbon particle and air in views of Stefan flow and heat losses due to radiation

79Kalinchak V.V., Orlovskaya S.G., Kalinchak A.I., Dubinskii A.V. - The effect of magnetic field and rotation on the convective stability of electrically conducting binary mixture

88Zhakin A.I., Lushchik V.G. - Stability of interaction between shock waves and entropy layers

94Lashin A.M., Starikovskii A.Yu. - The ignition of a combustible mixture by a hot moving particle

105Golovin A.M. - Hydrodynamic calculation using a wide-range state equation of state for matter

112Gavrilov V.N., Litvinov E.A. ### Methods of Experimental Investigation and Measurements

- Mathematical modeling of a stationary thermal regime in an autocrucible during electron-beam autocrucible melting

121Berezovskii A.A., Zhernovyi Yu.V., Saichuk M.T. - The theory of capillary viscometer

130Mustafaev M.R. ### High Temperature Apparatuses and Structures

- The effect of fuel feed fluctuations on the temperature and electrical conductivity of the working medium of pulsed MHD generator

138Pesochin V.R. - Operating modes of a magnetoplasma accelerator of macrobodies

142Ostashev V.E., Ul'yanov A.V., Chuvashev S.N. ### Short Communications

- Investigation of wetting the surface of Kh18N10T (chromel–nickel–titanium) steel surface by liquid sodium

148Berenskii L.L., Ivanovskii M.N., Loginov N.I., Mikheev A.S., Morozov V.A., Shimkevich A.L. - A study of structural transformations in $\mathrm{Al}$–$\mathrm{Si}$ melts by the method of penetrating radiation and computer-controlled thermal analysis

152Chichko A.N., Sobolev V.F., Yurkevich N.P. - Analysis of infrared radiation characteristics of isotropic fiberglass materials in the semitransparency region

156Dombrovskii L.A. - Transient modes of heat transfer under conditions of liquid boiling

159Novikov I.I.