On the Theory of Isotropic Turbulence

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George Treviño

Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics Department, Michigan Technological University, Houghton MI 49931

Appl. Mech. Rev 42(11S), S263-S268 (Nov 01, 1989) doi:10.1115/1.3152399 History: Online June 03, 2009


The theory of isotropic turbulence is investigated. In particular it is established that, for self-similar turbulence, energy transfer occurs in two distinct invariant modes. Implications of this result are discussed. The related decay of turbulence intensity is determined.

Copyright © 1989 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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