Turbulence: Theory, Types and Simulation

Turbulence: Theory, Types and Simulation

by Russell J. Marcuso


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617617355
Publisher: Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/01/2012
Series: Physics Research and Technology Series
Pages: 708
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Chapter 1 Modeling Turbulent Mixing in the Global Ocean: Second Moment Closure Models Lakshmi Kantha 1

Chapter 2 On the Reliability and Performance of FSO and Hybrid FSO Communication Systems over Turbulent Channels H. E. Nistazakis A. Katsis G. S. Tombras 69

Chapter 3 Unsteady Turbulence in a Shock: Physical and Numerical Modelling in Tidal Bores and Hydraulic Jumps Hubert Chanson Pierre Lubin Stéphane Glockner 113

Chapter 4 Modeling Internal Flows by an Extended Menter Transition Model J. P. Abraham E. M. Sparrow W. J. Minkowycz R. Ramazani-Rend J. C. K. Tong 149

Chapter 5 Relationships among Functional Units and New Product Performance: The Moderating Effect of Technological Turbulence Pilar Fernández M. Luisa Del Río José Varelaand Belén Bande 185

Chapter 6 Some Unique Roles of Turbulent Scales in Engineering David S-K. Ting 211

Chapter 7 Turbulence Dissipation Rates in the Free Atmosphere from High-Resolution Radiosondes Lakshmi Kantha 239

Chapter 8 Kinetic Modelling of Particle Diffusion and Transport in Turbulent Flow R. Skartlien D. C. Swailes 265

Chapter 9 Local versus Nonlocal Processes in Turbulent Flows, Kinematic Coupling and General Stochastic Processes M. Kholmyansky V. Sabelnikov A. Tsinober 303

Chapter 10 Averaging of Flamelet-Conditioned Kinematic Equation in Turbulent Reacting Flows Vladimir A. Sabel'nikov Andrei N. Lipatnikov 321

Chapter 11 On Cosmic Rays and Astrophysical Turbulence Robert C. Tautz 365

Chapter 12 Critical Hydrodynamics: From Turbulence to Tsunami Waves, to Synaptic Eddies D. Volchenkov 407

Chapter 13 Sensitivity of Structural Response to Wind Turbulence Characteristics Vincent Denoël 479

Chapter 14 Modeling and Simulation of Unsteady Turbulent Flows in Thermal Plasma Spraying Processes Stéphane Vincent Erick Meillot Céline Caruyer David Damiani Jean-Paul Caltagirone 511

Chapter 15 Simulation of Turbulent Flows in Rotating Disc Cavity Systems Konstantin N. Volkov 569

Index 687

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