Higher-order estimates of conditional eddies in isotropic turbulence

T. C. Tung, R. J. Adrian

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Conditional eddies in isotropic turbulence are examined by estimating the velocity field around a point where the velocity is specified. The results indicate the low-order estimates qualitatively resolve the large scale structure for all probable levels of the fluctuation intensity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1469-1470
Number of pages2
JournalPhysics of Fluids
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computational Mechanics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes


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