Turbulent Motion and Clustering of Buoyant and Swimming Plancton in Free Surface Flows

  • Alfredo Soldati
  • Francesco Zonta
  • Salvatore Lovecchio
Conference paper
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design book series (NNFM, volume 135)


In this paper we will use Direct Numerical Simulations of turbulence and Lagrangian Particle Tracking to elucidate the physics of the motion of inertial particles in different turbulence instances and we will provide insight for modelling and simulating turbulent dispersed flows important in industrial, environmental and geophysical applications.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alfredo Soldati
    • 1
  • Francesco Zonta
    • 1
  • Salvatore Lovecchio
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Fluid Mechanics and Heat TransferVienna University of TechnologyViennaAustria
  2. 2.Institut de Mecanique des FluidesUniversite de ToulouseToulouseFrance

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