Introduction to turbulence
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Revision as of 12:45, 21 June 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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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
- Introduction to turbulence/Statistical analysis/Estimation from a finite number of realizations
- Introduction to turbulence/Statistical analysis/Generalization to the estimator of any quantity
Reynolds averaged equations and the turbulence closure problem
- The equations governing the instantaneous fluid motions
- Equations for the average velocity
- The turbulence problem
- Origins of turbulence
- The importance of non-linearity
- The Turbulence Closure problem and the Eddy Viscosity
- The Reynolds Stress Equations
Turbulence kinetic 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.