Introduction to turbulence
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Revision as of 16:13, 6 September 2007
Nature of turbulence |
Statistical analysis |
Reynolds averaged equation |
Turbulence kinetic energy |
Stationarity and homogeneity |
Homogeneous turbulence |
Free turbulent shear flows |
Wall bounded turbulent flows |
Study questions
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This section is currently undergoing heavy reorganization and editing. Please excuse any errors or unfinished parts. --Jola 07:01, 21 June 2007 (MDT)
Nature of turbulence
- The turbulent world around us
- What is turbulence?
- Why study turbulence?
- The cost of our ignorance
- What do we really know for sure?
Statistical analysis
- Ensemble average
- Probability
- Multivariate random variables
- Estimation from a finite number of realizations
- Generalization to the estimator of any quantity
Reynolds averaged equations and the turbulence closure problem
- Equations governing instantaneous fluid motion
- Equations for the average velocity
- The turbulence problem
- Origins of turbulence
- Importance of non-linearity
- Turbulence closure problem and eddy viscosity
- Reynolds stress equations
Turbulence kinetic energy
- Kinetic energy of the mean motion and production of turbulence
- Transport or divergence terms
- Intercomponent transfer of energy
Stationarity and homogeneity
Homogeneous turbulence
Free turbulent shear flows
Wall bounded turbulent flows
Credits
This text was based on "Lectures in Turbulence for the 21st Century" by Professor William K. George, Professor of Turbulence, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden.