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By Victor N. Nikolaevskiy

Turbulence thought is without doubt one of the so much interesting components of fluid mechanics and plenty of impressive scientists have attempted to use their wisdom to the advance of the idea and to supply worthwhile strategies for resolution of a few sensible difficulties. during this monograph the writer makes an attempt to combine many particular methods into the unified idea. the elemental premise is the easy concept that a small eddy, that's a component of turbulent meso-structure, possesses its personal dynamics as an item rotating with its personal spin pace and obeying the Newton dynamics of a finite physique. a few such eddies fills a coordinate mobile, and the angular momentum stability should be formulated for this spatial mobile. If the phone coincides with a finite­ distinction aspect at a numerical calculation and if the exterior size scale is big, this basic quantity should be regarded as a differential one and a continuum parameterization should be used. Nontrivial angular stability is a final result of the asymmetrical Reynolds pressure motion on the orientated aspects of an straight forward quantity. first and foremost look, the averaged dyad of speed elements is symmetrical, == even though, if averaging is played over the airplane with basic nj, the primary of commutation is misplaced. accordingly, the tension tensor asymmetry j is dependent upon different elements that perform the angular momentum stability. this is often the one hazard to figure out a pressure in engineering.

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This rule is automatically implemented under the application of spatial averaging to the initial Navier-Stokes equations. However, in turbulence the corresponding internal mesostructure is generated by boundaries and, therefore, these "half-empirical" completing laws have to be determined really empirically. Correspondingly, only general features of the constitutive laws can be established a priori on the base of reasonable kinetic assumptions. 3. 2) (d U j / dX)qj + 0 (A 2/ L2) + Wj(X j + qj' t ; Z).

Flows through the porous media, the composite material deforming, and many other phenomena can be treated similarly. Diameter of a pore or a heterogeneous inclusion inside a solid medium, radius of an eddy or a particle suspended in a fluid serves as a mesoscale length. Sometimes, a group of inclusions can play a role of mesostructure and a bigger macro-volume (or elementary volume [225]) has to be chosen. The dynamics of mesoscale objects needs, in corresponding parameters and the spatial averaging method, to introduce naturally additional kinematically independent variables, for example, an angular velocity of a suspended particle or of a turbulent eddy.

0 is, for example, molecular ("close to zero") scale. The right-hand sides of inequalities indicate that individual particles, composing continuous variable fields have A as mesoscale and A. 0 as microscale. Left-hand sides of these inequalities mean that the volumes t1V ~ t1 3 and dv ~ 13 may be both considered as the differential, and the corresponding differential balances may be used for motions of both scales (t1 and I). The author has developed the spatial averaging method by stages connected with the themes of continuum mechanics under consideration.

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