# Turbulence dissipation rate

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## Revision as of 10:21, 13 June 2011

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

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