The Dynamics of Two Dimensional Turbulence
The diffusive and spectral character of a decaying quasi two-dimensional turbulent field has been determined experimentally. The spectral slopes found are steeper than those expected from classical theories but comparable to those found in numerical simulation. The geometry of the resulting vorticity fields has been explored using the techniques of fractal geometry. A fractal description has been found to be a useful adjunct to the more conventional measures of turbulent activity.
KeywordsFractal Dimension Internal Wave Fractal Geometry Spectral Slope Vorticity Distribution
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