Initial condition effect on free turbulent shear flows

  • A. K. M. F. Hussain
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 75)


Experimental studies of a plane jet and an axisymmetric free shear layer show their characteristic average measures to be noticeably dependent on the initial condition, thus suggesting that discrepancies between published results may be largely due to different initial conditions existing in the apparatuses used.


Shear Layer Free Shear Layer Turbulent Case Asymptotic Invariance Free Shear Flow 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. K. M. F. Hussain
    • 1
  1. 1.University of HoustonTexas

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