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Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Flows

  • S. A. Orszag

Abstract

Digital computers capable of 1–10 MIPS (millions of instructions per second) are now readily available (e.g., CDC 6600,7600, IBM 360-195), while it is hoped that machines currently being developed will be capable of 10–100 MIPS (CDC STAR, Illiac, TI ASC, Cray Research). The great power of these machines has made possible the solution of some of the most challenging fluid dynamical problems, those of turbulence, by numerical solution of the Navier-Stokes equations.

Keywords

Reynolds Number Eddy Viscosity Inertial Range Outflow Boundary Homogeneous Turbulence 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. A. Orszag
    • 1
  1. 1.Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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