Numerical simulation of turbulence

  • Steven A. Orszag
  • G. S. PattersonJr.
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 12)


Numerical simulations of three-dimensional homogeneous, isotropic turbulence at windtunnel Reynolds numbers (Rλ 20–40) are reported. The results of the simulations are compared with the predictions of turbulence theories.


Reynolds Number Incompressible Flow Isotropic Energy Isotropic Turbulence Turbulence Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven A. Orszag
    • 1
  • G. S. PattersonJr.
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics M.I.T.Cambridge
  2. 2.Department of Engineering Swarthmore CollegeSwarthmore

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