Experimental Study of Homogeneous Turbulence in the Presence of Rotation

  • L. Jacquin
  • O. Leuchter
  • P. Geffroy


The present study deals with the effects of solid body rotation on a homogeneous turbulent field. Hot wire techniques are used for measuring the decay of turbulent kinetic energy and the various length and time scales. The role of characteristic parameters such as the macro- or microscale Rossby numbers is investigated. The results are discussed with regard to transition from a three-dimensional to a two- dimensional turbulence field.


Large Eddy Simulation Equatorial Plane Isotropic Turbulence Integral Length Scale Stratify Flow 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Jacquin
    • 1
  • O. Leuchter
    • 1
  • P. Geffroy
    • 1
  1. 1.Office National d’Etudes et de Recherches Aérospatiales (ONERA)Châtillon CedexFrance

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