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Turbulent Flows : Models and Physics :  Models and Physics - Jean Piquet

Turbulent Flows : Models and Physics

Models and Physics

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Published: March 1999
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This book offers to students, engineers, CFD modelers, and scientists a detailed synthetic presentation of turbulence physics and modeling with the possibility to find a quick route through the jungle of publications and models. Chapters 1 to 4 show that turbulence models may be derived and analyzed in a physically sound manner with their potential merits and drawbacks. Chapters 5 and 6 review the physics of (inhomogenous) turbulent flows starting from the most simple flow cases and adding more and more complexity. The status and uncertainties of available experimental data and the practical performance of currently available turbulent models are discussed.

The Equations of Motion
Introduction, the Equationsp. 1
Some General Properties of Navier-Stokes Equationsp. 10
Referencesp. 22
Principles of Turbulent Flow Modeling
Introduction and Averaging Proceduresp. 23
The Reynolds-Averaged Mean-Flow Equationsp. 46
The Closure Problemp. 52
Homogeneous and Inhomogeneous Flowsp. 64
The Eddy-Viscosity Conceptp. 102
Referencesp. 132
Two-Point Homogeneous Turbulence
Introductionp. 143
Homogeneous Turbulence ; Correlations and Spectrap. 143
The Dynamics of Second-Order Correlationsp. 157
Theory of Homogeneous Isotropic Turbulencep. 167
Rapid Distorsion Theoryp. 196
Referencesp. 222
Second-Order Turbulence Modeling
Reynolds-Stress Modelingp. 229
The Transfer Termp. 238
Inhomogeneous Flowp. 261
Non Linear Ev and Ars Modelsp. 273
Intermittency Modelingp. 285
Referencesp. 294
Definition of Turbulence Modelsp. 301
Turbulent Two-Dimensional Shear Flows
Introductionp. 305
Thin Free Shear Layers, Classificationp. 306
Asymptotics of Wall Shear Layersp. 316
Channel and Pipe Flowsp. 330
Zero-Pressure-Gradient Boundary Layersp. 349
Jetsp. 364
Wakesp. 425
Referencesp. 454
Complex Effects in Turbulent Flows
2D Boundary Layers in Pressure Gradientsp. 471
Two-Dimensional Turbulent Separationp. 497
Classification of Three-Dimensional Flowsp. 512
Three-Dimensional Turbulent Boundary Layersp. 522
Curvature Effectsp. 563
Rotation Effectsp. 612
Lateral Strainingp. 622
Imposition of Sudden Strainsp. 637
Roughness Effectsp. 652
Freestream Turbulencep. 673
Three-Dimensional Duct Flowp. 684
Referencesp. 708
Appendix Bp. 728
Subject Indexp. 739
List of Symbols and Page of First Occurrencep. 748
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ISBN: 9783540654117
ISBN-10: 3540654119
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 762
Published: March 1999
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.23
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised