The Kolmogorov Theory

  • Alexandre J. Chorin
Part of the Applied Mathematical Sciences book series (AMS, volume 103)

Abstract

Chapter 1 summarized some basic results in fluid mechanics, and Chapter 2 presented Fourier analysis tools for describing turbulence. We have not yet dealt with the physics of turbulence. We begin to do this in this chapter, by presenting a version of Kolmogorov’s qualitative theory, pointing out both its importance and its vagueness, and laying the groundwork for the developments in later chapters.

Keywords

Vortex Vorticity 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexandre J. Chorin
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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