Theories of Turbulence

  • Martin Oberlack
  • Friedrich H. Busse

Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 442)

About this book


The term "turbulence” is used for a large variety of dynamical phenomena of fluids in motion whenever the details of the flow appear to be random and average properties are of primary interest. Just as wide ranging are the theoretical methods that have been applied towards a better understanding of fluid turbulence. In this book a number of these methods are described and applied to a broad range of problems from the transition to turbulence to asymptotic turbulence when the inertial part of the spectrum is fully developed. Statistical as well as nonstatistical treatments are presented, but a complete coverage of the subject is not attempted. The book will be of interest to scientists and engineers who wish to familiarize themselves with modern developments in theories of turbulence. The fact that the properties of turbulent fluid flow are addressed from very different points of view makes this volume rather unique among presently available books on turbulence.


engineering mathematics physics turbulence research flow Navier-Stokes equation turbulence turbulent flow

Editors and affiliations

  • Martin Oberlack
    • 1
  • Friedrich H. Busse
    • 2
  1. 1.Darmstat University of TechnologyGermany
  2. 2.University of BayreuthGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information CISM Udine 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Vienna
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-211-83694-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-7091-2564-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0254-1971
  • Series Online ISSN 2309-3706
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