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Turbulence dissipation rate

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Turbulence dissipation, \epsilon is the rate at which turbulence kinetic energy is converted into thermal internal energy. The SI unit of \epsilon is J / kg s = m^2 / s^3.

\epsilon \, \equiv \, \nu \overline{\frac{\partial u_i'}{\partial x_k}\frac{\partial u_i'}{\partial x_k}}

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