© 1992

Studies in Turbulence

  • Thomas B. Gatski
  • Charles G. Speziale
  • Sutanu Sarkar

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Turbulence Modeling and Simulations

  3. Coherent Structures and the Proper Orthogonal Decomposition

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 155-155
    2. Fazle Hussain, Mogens V. Melander
      Pages 157-178
    3. Sanjeev Sanghi, Nadine Aubry
      Pages 190-206
    4. Mark Glauser, Xiaowei Zheng, William K. George
      Pages 207-222

About this book


This book contains contributions by former students, colleagues and friends of Professor John L. Lumley, on the occasion of his 60th birthday, in recognition of his enormous impact on the advancement of turbulence research. A variety of experimental, computational and theoretical topics, including turbulence modeling, direct numerical simulations, compressible turbulence, turbulent shear flows, coherent structures and the Proper Orthogonal Decomposition are contained herein. The diversity and scope of these contributions are further acknowledgment of John Lumley's wide ranging influence in the field of turbulence. The large number of contributions by the authors, many of whom were participants in The Lumley Symposium: Recent Developments in Turbulence (held at ICASE, NASA Langley Research Center on November 12 & 13, 1990), has presented us with the unique opportu­ nity to select a few numerical and theoretical papers for inclusion in the journal Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics for which Professor Lumley serves as Editor. Extended Abstracts of these pa­ pers are included in this volume and are appropriately marked. The special issue of TCFD will appear this year and will serve as an additional tribute to John Lumley. As is usually the case, the efforts of others have significantly eased our tasks. We would like to express our deep appreciation to Drs. R.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Thomas B. Gatski
    • 1
  • Charles G. Speziale
    • 2
  • Sutanu Sarkar
    • 2
  1. 1.Theoretical Flow Physics BranchNASA Langley Research CenterHamptonUSA
  2. 2.ICASENASA Langley Research CenterHamptonUSA

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