Turbulence lecture 24

Turbulence lecture 24 - Turbulence Lecture 24 ^ ^ ui* ( k...

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Turbulence Lecture 24 () () * ˆˆ ij k uk t ± ±± The contribution from the non-linear terms () ( ) ( ) ( ) { } ( ) ( ) () ( ) ( {} ** * , , ˆ ˆ ˆˆ ˆ ˆ ˆ ss i j j i k i j i j k ik u k u u kk u k i k u uk k u kuku −− =− A ± ± A ± ± AA A A ± ± ± ± ) ˆ = A From continuity ˆ 0 ku k Ai A So ku k u k −= iA A i Note that for real. ax Then () ( ) * ak a k ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) { } , ˆ 0! i j i j k k u u A = ± ± / / Because integrating over all and k . A ( ) ( ) jj = A ± ± uu k Total energy – nonlinear term – no effect. * 2 0 ˆ 0 k i k ukuk t t = ± ± ± Inertial terms transfer energy from one part of spectral domain to another, without changing total energy, even without changing total energy in any component ( u, v, w ). What can we say about the direction of the transfer to different wave numbers? In general – can’t say anything, it depends on flow conditions type of flow, etc. 1
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e.g. in most 3D flows, the net energy transfer is from large scales to small scales, but in
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This note was uploaded on 06/07/2011 for the course EGM 6341 taught by Professor Mei during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.

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Turbulence lecture 24 - Turbulence Lecture 24 ^ ^ ui* ( k...

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