Decaying Turbulence and Anomalous Dissipation

  • Matthew SalewskiEmail author
  • W. David McComb
  • Arjun Berera
  • Sam Yoffe
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 141)


In this contribution, we present results from an investigation of the normalised dissipation rate in decaying homogeneous isotropic turbulence. Due to the time-dependence of this system, it is necessary to find a time that indicates an evolved state of turbulent decay. We establish criteria for determining such times and use these to make measurements on our system. It is found that these criteria give results which are compatible with those of the current literature.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthew Salewski
    • 1
    Email author
  • W. David McComb
    • 2
  • Arjun Berera
    • 2
  • Sam Yoffe
    • 2
  1. 1.Fachbereich PhysikPhilipps-Univesität MarburgMarburgDE
  2. 2.School of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of EdinburghEdinburghUK

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