Fluid Turbulence: Deterministic or Statistical
The deterministic view of turbulence suggests that the classical theory of fluid turbulence may be treating the wrong entity. We explore the physical implications of such an abstract mathematical result, and provide a constructive computational demonstration of the deterministic and the wave nature of fluid turbulence. The associated pressure disturbance for restoring solenoidal velocity is the primary agent, and its reflection from solid surface(s) the dominant mechanism of turbulence production. Statistical properties and their modeling must address to the statistics of the uncertainties of initial boundary data of the ensemble.
KeywordsStrange Attractor Fluid Turbulence Turbulent Shear Flow Turbulence Production Turbulent Spot
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