Acceleration and velocity statistics of Lagrangian particles in turbulence

  • Guido Boffetta
Conference paper
Part of the ERCOFTAC Series book series (ERCO, volume 11)


The statistics of Lagrangian tracers is a fundamental problem in fully developed turbulence. On the basis of high resolution direct numerical simulations, velocity and acceleration statistics will be discussed. The first part will be devoted to ideal fluid tracers, while the second part will consider the more realistic case of finite size particles with inertia.


Direct Numerical Simulation Inertial Particle Stokes Number Lagrangian Particle Velocity Increment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guido Boffetta
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  1. 1.Dip. Fisica Generale and INFNTorinoItaly

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