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Turbulent Flow Concepts

  • Roger Prud’homme
Chapter
Part of the Fluid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (FMIA, volume 94)

Abstract

This chapter deals with turbulent flow, as opposed to laminar (nonchaotic) flow. The reference is always a laminar flow, and this can become turbulent flow as a result of external destabilization. Turbulent flows are characterized by high complexity. Turbulent processes can be modeled using a variety of numerical simulations associated with computational fluid dynamics (CFD).

Keywords

Large Eddy Simulation Direct Numerical Simulation Mixture Fraction Turbulent Combustion Vortex Street 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut Jean Le Rond d’AlembertUniversité Pierre et Marie Curie and CNRSParis Cedex 05France

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