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fruitkiwi September 20, 2012 04:25

About viscous dissipation understanding
Dear all,

I am interpreting a results, and i found out there is decrease of vorticity when the small eddies very near the solid boundaries.

and i found a post
Smaller and Smaller Eddies are dissipated by the molecular viscosity near the wall. So it would be very important in the near solid boundaries.

but still hard for me to explain viscous dissipation in fluid mechanics

is there any good paper or book can help me understand it?

Thank you.

shahzad_munir September 25, 2012 05:29

I found these 2 books very good.
1) Trubulence by Pope
2) Turbulent Flows by G. Biswas and K. Eswaran

francesco_capuano September 25, 2012 08:41

Try also Viscous Fluid Flow by Frank White

fruitkiwi September 25, 2012 20:07

Thanks for the nice recommendation..

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