Scaling Turbulent Fluctuations in Wall Layers

  • Ronald L. Panton
Part of the ERCOFTAC Series book series (ERCO, volume 14)


The correlation of Reynolds number effects on profiles of turbulent fluctuations in wall layers is considered. It is proposed that, for some quantities, asymptotic expansions with two terms are needed to represent profiles. The two terms inherently have different scalings. Fluctuation profiles of all three vorticities and all three velocities are discussed.


Reynolds Number Reynolds Shear Stress Streamwise Vorticity Outer Function Vertical Vorticity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of TexasAustinUSA

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