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Study of Lagrangian Characteristic times Using Direct Numerical Simulation of Turbulence

  • C. H. Lee
  • K. Squires
  • J. P. Bertoglio
  • J. Ferziger

Abstract

Direct numerical simulations and large eddy simulations of homogeneous isotropic turbulence are used to compute Lagrangian statistics of turbulence and, in particular, its time scales. The computed time scales are compared with the spectral time scales that are frequently used in Eddy Damped Quasi-Normal Markovian calculations of the spectrum. The time scale models are rather good at high wavenumber and the results point to directions for improvement of the time scales at low wavenumber.

Keywords

Large Eddy Simulation Direct Numerical Simulation Isotropic Turbulence Direct Simulation Inertial Subrange 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. H. Lee
    • 1
  • K. Squires
    • 2
  • J. P. Bertoglio
    • 1
  • J. Ferziger
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Mécanique des Fluides et d’AcoustiqueEcole Central de LyonEcullyFrance
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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