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The Destruction-of-Dissipation Tensor εεij in Wall Turbulence

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G. A. Gerolymos, I. Vallet

Sorbonne Université, Université Pierre-et-Marie-Curie, Paris, France

Paper No. FEDSM2017-69316, pp. V01CT18A002; 10 pages
  • ASME 2017 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting
  • Volume 1C, Symposia: Gas-Liquid Two-Phase Flows; Gas and Liquid-Solid Two-Phase Flows; Numerical Methods for Multiphase Flow; Turbulent Flows: Issues and Perspectives; Flow Applications in Aerospace; Fluid Power; Bio-Inspired Fluid Mechanics; Flow Manipulation and Active Control; Fundamental Issues and Perspectives in Fluid Mechanics; Transport Phenomena in Energy Conversion From Clean and Sustainable Resources; Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing and Manufacturing Processes
  • Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, July 30–August 3, 2017
  • Conference Sponsors: Fluids Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5806-6
  • Copyright © 2017 by ASME


The paper investigates the destruction-of-dissipation tensor εεij in low-Reynolds number turbulent plane channel flow. This tensor, which represents the destruction of the dissipation tensor εij (appearing in the budgets of the covariances of fluctuating velocities rij) by molecular viscosity, exhibits specific near-wall anisotropy and is not 2-C at the wall. The budgets of εεij (turbulent and viscous diffusion, pressure-term, various production mechanisms, and destruction by molecular viscosity εεεij) are studied and various scaling relations are examined.

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