Applied Scientific Research

, Volume 53, Issue 3, pp 291–303

Stochastic estimation of conditional structure: a review

  • Ronald J. Adrian

DOI: 10.1007/BF00849106

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Adrian, R.J. Appl. Sci. Res. (1994) 53: 291. doi:10.1007/BF00849106


Mean square estimation methods can be applied to the approximation of conditionally averaged turbulent fields to educe mean structure of the fields. The mathematical procedure is reviewed, and the results obtained by selecting events of increasing complexity are summarized.

Key words

turbulence structurestochastic estimationconditional eddics

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald J. Adrian
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  1. 1.Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 216 Talbot LaboratoryUniversity of IllinoisUrbanaUSA