Coherent Structures in Fluid Dynamics

  • N. J. Zabusky
Part of the Studies in the Natural Sciences book series (SNS, volume 13)


In the last decade we have experienced a conceptual shift in our view of turbulence. For flows with strong velocity shears, near boundaries, density gradients, magnetic fields or other organizing characteristics, many now feel that the spectral or wave-number space description has inhibited fundamental progress.


Coherent Structure Ring Vortex Boussinesq Equation Reynolds Shear Stress Point Vortex 
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  1. 1.University of PittsburghPittsburghUSA

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