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On Corrsin equation closure


Corrsin equation closure is done using the gradient hypothesis relating a two-point third-order correlation moment to a two-point second-order correlation function of a passive scalar field. A numerical locally isotropic turbulence model based on a closed system of Kolmogorov and Yaglom equations is constructed. A similarity solution of the Corrsin equation, which corresponds to infinitely high Reynolds and Peclet numbers, is constructed under assumption of constancy of Corrsin and Loitsiansky invariants. A numerical model of turbulence dynamics and temperature fluctuations behind a heated grid in a wind tunnel, which is based on Karman-Howarth and Corrsin closed equations, is developed.

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Baev, M.K., Chernykh, G.G. On Corrsin equation closure. J. Engin. Thermophys. 19, 154–169 (2010).

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  • Wind Tunnel
  • Turbulent Viscosity
  • Isotropic Turbulence
  • Passive Scalar