Intermittency in Turbulent Flows by J. C. VassilicosIntermittency in Turbulent Flows by J. C. Vassilicos

Intermittency in Turbulent Flows

EditorJ. C. Vassilicos

Paperback | November 25, 2010

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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.
Title:Intermittency in Turbulent FlowsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:290 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.67 inPublished:November 25, 2010Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521159423

ISBN - 13:9780521159425


Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Control of intermittency in near-wall turbulent flow P. N. Bossey and J. L. Lumley; 3. Sil'nikov chaos in fluid flows T. Mullin, A. Juel and T. Peacock; 4. Phase turbulence and heteroclinic cycles F. H. Busse, O. Brausch, M. Jaletzky and W. Pesch; 5. ODE approach for the enstrophy of a class of 3D Euler flows K. Ohkitani; 6. Scale separation and regularity of the Navier-Stokes equations C. R. Doering and J. D. Gibbon; 7. Turbulent advection and breakdown of the Lagrangian flow K. Gawedski; 8. Growth of magnetic fluctuations in a turbulent flow G. Falkovich; 9. Non-homogeneous scalings in boundary layer turbulence S. Ciliberto, E. Lévêque and G. Ruiz Chavarria; 10. Turbulent wakes of 3D fractal grids D. Queiros-Conde and J. C. Vassilicos; 11. Vorticity statistics in the 2D enstrophy cascade, and tracer dispersion in the Batchelor regime M.-C. Jullien, P. Castiglione, J. Paret and P. Tabeling; 12. On the origins of intermittency in real turbulent flows M. Kholmyansky and A. Tsinober; 13. Scaling and structure in isotropic turbulence J. Jiménez, F. Moisy, P. Tabeling and H. Willaime; 14. Capturing turbulent intermittency W. van de Water, A. Staicu and M.-C. Guegan; 15. The exit-time approach for Lagrangian and Eulerian turbulence A. Vulpiani, L. Biferale, G. Boffetta, A. Celani, M. Cencini and D. Vergni; 16. Statistical geometry and Lagrangian dynamics in turbulence M. Chertkov. A. Pumir and B. I. Shraiman; 17. Flow structure visualization by a low-pressure vortex S. Kida, H. Miura and T. Adachi.

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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