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Vorticity statistics in fully developed turbulence

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Wilczek, Michael ; Daitche, Anton ; Friedrich, Rudolf:
Vorticity statistics in fully developed turbulence.
In: Wagner, Siegfried ; Steinmetz, Matthias ; Bode, Arndt ; Müller, Markus M. (ed.): High Performance Computing in Science and Engineering, Garching/Munich 2009. - Berlin u.a. : Springer , 2010 . - pp. 109-120
ISBN 978-3-642-13871-3
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-13872-0

Abstract in another language

We study the statistical properties of fully developed hydrodynamical turbulence. To this end, a theoretical framework is established relating basic dynamical features of fluid flows to the shape and evolution of probability density functions of, for example, the vorticity. Starting from the basic equations of motion, the theory involves terms, which presently cannot be calculated from first principles. This missing information is taken from direct numerical simulations. A parallel pseudospectral code is used to to obtain well-resolved numerical simulations of homogeneous isotropic turbulence. The results yield a consistent description of the vorticity statistics and provide insights into the structure and dynamics of fully developed turbulence.

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Item Type: Article in a book
Refereed: Yes
Institutions of the University: Faculties > Faculty of Mathematics, Physics und Computer Science > Department of Physics > Chair Theoretical Physics I > Chair Theoretical Physics I - Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Wilczek
Profile Fields > Advanced Fields > Nonlinear Dynamics
Result of work at the UBT: No
DDC Subjects: 500 Science > 530 Physics
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2022 08:08
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2022 08:08
URI: https://eref.uni-bayreuth.de/id/eprint/67611