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Title Ten chapters in turbulence [electronic resource] / edited by Peter A. Davidson, Yukio Kaneda, Katepalli R. Sreenivasan.
Publication Info. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, c2013.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. Small-scale statistics and structure of turbulence -- in the light of high resolution direct numerical simulation. 1.1. Introduction ; 1.2. Background supporting the idea of universality ; 1.3. Examination of the ideas underlying the 4/5 law ; 1.4. Intermittency of dissipation rate and velocity gradients ; 1.5. Local structure ; 1.6. Inertial subrange ; 1.7. Concluding remarks ; References -- 2. Structure and dynamics of vorticity in turbulence. 2.1. Introduction ; 2.2. Basic relations ; 2.3. Temporal growth of vorticity ; 2.4. Spatial structure of the turbulent vorticity field ; 2.5. Vorticity statistics in turbulence ; References -- 3. Passive scalar transport in turbulence : a computational perspective. 3.1. Introduction ; 3.2. Computational perspective ; 3.3. Background theory ; 3.4. Approach to low-order asymptotic state ; 3.5. High-order statistics: fine-scale structure and intermittency ; 3.6. Concluding remarks ; References -- 4. A Lagrangian view of turbulent dispersion and mixing. 4.1. Introduction ; 4.2. Single particle motion and absolute dispersion ; 4.3. Two particle motion and relative dispersion ; 4.4. n-particle statistics ; 4.5. Conclusions ; References -- 5. The eddies and scales of wall turbulence. 5.1. Introduction ; 5.2. Background ; 5.3. Scales of coherent structures in wall turbulence ; 5.4. Relationship between statistical fine-scales and eddyscales ; 5.5. Summary and conclusions ; References -- 6. Dynamics of wall-bounded turbulence ; 6.1. Introduction ; 6.2. The classical theory of wall-bounded turbulence ; 6.3. The dynamics of the near-wall region ; 6.4. The logarithmic and outer layers ; 6.5. Coherent structures and dynamical systems ; 6.6. Conclusions ; References -- 7. Recent progress in stratified turbulence. 7.1. Introduction ; 7.2. Scaling, cascade and spectra ; 7.3. Numerical simulations ; 7.4. Laboratory experiments ; 7.5. Field data ; 7.6. Conclusions ; Appendix ; References -- 8. Rapidly-rotating turbulence: an experimental perspective. 8.1. The evidence of the early experiments ; 8.2. Background: inertial waves and the formation of Taylor columns ; 8.3. The spontaneous growth of Taylor columns from compact eddies at low Ro ; 8.4. Anisotropic structuring via nonlinear wave interactions :resonant triads ; 8.5. Recent experimental evidence on inertial waves andcolumnar vortex formation ; 8.6. The cyclone-anticyclone asymmetry : speculative cartoons ; 8.7. The rate of energy decay ; 8.8. Concluding remarks ; References -- 9. MHD dynamos and turbulence. 9.1. Introduction ; 9.2. Dynamo ; 9.3. Mean field ; 9.4. Conclusions ; References -- 10. How similar is quantum turbulence to classical turbulence? ; 10.1. Introduction ; 10.2. Preliminary remarks on decaying QT ; 10.3. Comparisons between QT and HIT: energy spectrum ; 10.4. Decaying vorticity ; 10.5. Decay of HIT when the shape of the energy spectra matters ; 10.6. Effective viscosity ; 10.7. Conclusions ; References.
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Subject Turbulence.
Added Author Davidson, P. A. (Peter Alan), 1957-
Kaneda, Y. (Yukio), 1949-
Sreenivasan, Katepalli R.
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