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Intermittency in Turbulent Flows - J. C. Vassilicos

Intermittency in Turbulent Flows

By: J. C. Vassilicos (Editor)

Paperback Published: 25th November 2010
ISBN: 9780521159425
Number Of Pages: 290

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The dynamics of many nonlinear systems gravitate around a few common central themes: intermittency, order/coherence and disorder. Intermittency may be the universal outcome of a large class of nonlinear systems; however, the universality properties of specific nonlinear systems remain open questions. This volume consists of articles by leading figures who all participated in a workshop held at the Newton Institute in Cambridge.

Review of the hardback: '... those who would like to have in a single place a survey of the many questions involved in the relation between statistics and structure in turbulence, will find in it relevant material that is not easily found elsewhere.' Javier Jimenez, European Journal of Mechanical B-Fluids
Review of the hardback: '... worthwhile to read ... to experience the dynamics in this field and, perhaps, become engaged by it.' Siefgried Grossman, Measurement, Science & Technology

Introduction
Control of intermittency in near-wall turbulent flow
Sil'nikov chaos in fluid flows
Phase turbulence and heteroclinic cycles
ODE approach for the enstrophy of a class of 3D Euler flows
Scale separation and regularity of the Navier-Stokes equations
Turbulent advection and breakdown of the Lagrangian flow
Growth of magnetic fluctuations in a turbulent
Non-homogeneous scalings in boundary layer turbulence
Turbulent wakes of 3D fractal grids
Vorticity statistics in the 2D enstrophy cascade, and tracer dispersion in the Batchelor regime
On the origins of intermittency in real turbulent flows
Scaling and structure in isotropic turbulence
Capturing turbulent intermittency
The exit-time approach for Lagrangian and Eulerian turbulence
Statistical geometry and Lagrangian dynamics in turbulence
Flow structure visualization by a low-pressure vortex
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ISBN: 9780521159425
ISBN-10: 0521159423
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 290
Published: 25th November 2010
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.65
Weight (kg): 0.43