Book 2014

The Essence of Turbulence as a Physical Phenomenon

With Emphasis on Issues of Paradigmatic Nature

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ISBN: 978-94-007-7179-6 (Print) 978-94-007-7180-2 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XI

  2. The Phenomenon and the Problem of Turbulence

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-8

      The Phenomenon of Turbulence as Distinct from the Problem of Turbulence

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      Chapter

      Pages 9-13

      The Problem of Turbulence as Distinct from the Phenomenon of Turbulence

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      Chapter

      Pages 15-28

      What Equations Describe Turbulence Adequately?

  3. Issues of Paradigmatic Nature I: Origins and Nature of Turbulence

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 29-29

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      Chapter

      Pages 31-35

      Origins of Turbulence

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      Chapter

      Pages 37-51

      Nature of Turbulence

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      Chapter

      Pages 53-64

      Additional Issues of Importance Related to the Use of Statistical Methods

  4. Issues of Paradigmatic Nature II: Specific Features

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65

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      Chapter

      Pages 67-83

      The N’s of Turbulence

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      Chapter

      Pages 85-104

      Large Reynolds Number Behavior, Symmetries, Universality

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      Chapter

      Pages 105-132

      Intermittency and Structure(s) of and/in Turbulence

  5. Epilogue

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 133-133

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      Chapter

      Pages 135-141

      On the Status

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      Chapter

      Pages 143-150

      Appendix. Essential Quotations

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 151-169