Compressible Homogeneous Anisotropic Turbulence

  • Pierre Sagaut
  • Claude Cambon


This chapter is devoted to compressible homogeneous turbulence in the presence of shear and strain. The emphasis is put Rapid Distortion Theory results and more sophisticated nonlinear models. The case of pure plane shear is extensively discussed, including noise generation and the role of pressure in the spreading of compressible shear layers. The analysis in terms of coherent structures, including vortices and shocklets, is addressed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratoire de Mécanique, Modélisation et Procédés Propres, UMR CNRS 7340, Ecole Centrale de MarseilleAix-Marseille UniversitéMarseilleFrance
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Mécanique des Fluides et d’Acoustique, UMR CNRS 5509Ecole Centrale de LyonÉcullyFrance

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