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Turbulence pp 125-150 | Cite as

Kinetic Energy

  • Frans T. M. Nieuwstadt
  • Bendiks J. Boersma
  • Jerry Westerweel
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Abstract

In Chap.  4 we stated that turbulence is dissipative, in other words, turbulence converts kinetic energy into heat. In this chapter we reinforce this statement using the equations for kinetic energy.

Keywords

Nusselt Number Turbulent Kinetic Energy Rayleigh Number Convective Boundary Layer Richardson Number 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frans T. M. Nieuwstadt
    • 1
  • Bendiks J. Boersma
    • 2
  • Jerry Westerweel
    • 3
  1. 1.J.M. Burgers Center for Fluid MechanicsDelft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Delft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands
  3. 3.DelftThe Netherlands

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