Incompressible Homogeneous Isotropic Turbulence

  • Pierre Sagaut
  • Claude Cambon


This chapter is devoted to isotropic incompressible turbulence. The main features of related theories are discussed, along with the recent results: energy spectrum and two-point correlations and related models, closures for non-linear terms in both physical and Fourier space, theories for grid turbulence decay including fractal grid case, non-equilibrium effects, advanced spectral theories and models for kinetic energy cascade and dynamics in physical space.


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  1. 1.Laboratoire de Mécanique, Modélisation et Procédés Propres, UMR CNRS 7340, Ecole Centrale de MarseilleAix-Marseille UniversitéMarseilleFrance
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Mécanique des Fluides et d’Acoustique, UMR CNRS 5509Ecole Centrale de LyonÉcullyFrance

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