Two and Three Dimensional Wave Interactions in Wake flows

  • M. Morganti
  • G. Sciortino
Conference paper


Several experimental and numerical studies [1] [2] [3] have clearly shown that nonlinear interactions among large scale motions dominate transitional regimes of the free shear flows, which arise from either laminar to turbulent transition or hydrodynamic instabilities of the mean velocity field.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Morganti
    • 1
  • G. Sciortino
    • 2
  1. 1.Third University of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.University of Rome “La Sapienza”RomeItaly

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