Modeling of High Reynolds Number Flows with Solid Body Rotation or Magnetic Fields

  • Annick Pouquet
  • Julien Baerenzung
  • Jonathan Pietarila Graham
  • Pablo Mininni
  • Hélène Politano
  • Yannick Ponty
Conference paper
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design book series (NNFM, volume 110)


We present two models for turbulent flows with periodic boundary conditions and with either rotation, or a magnetic field in the magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) limit. One model, based on Lagrangian averaging, can be viewed as an invariant-preserving filter, whereas the other model, based on spectral closures, generalizes the concepts of eddy viscosity and eddy noise. These models, when used separately or in conjunction, may lead to substantial savings for modeling high Reynolds number flows when checked against high resolution direct numerical simulations (DNS), the examples given here being run on grids of up to 15363 points.


Eddy Viscosity Rossby Number Solid Body Rotation Inverse Cascade Magnetic Prandtl Number 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Annick Pouquet
    • 1
  • Julien Baerenzung
    • 1
  • Jonathan Pietarila Graham
    • 2
  • Pablo Mininni
    • 3
  • Hélène Politano
    • 4
  • Yannick Ponty
    • 4
  1. 1.NCARBoulderUSA
  2. 2.MPI für SonnensystemforschungKatlenburgGermany
  3. 3.Departamento de Física, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y NaturalesUniversidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, NCARBuenos AiresArgentina
  4. 4.Observatoire de la Côte D’AzurNiceFrance

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