TITLE

Origin of high kurtosis levels in the viscous sublayer. Direct numerical simulation and experiment

AUTHOR(S)
Xu, C.; Zhang, Z.; den Toonder, J.M.J.; Nieuwstadt, F.T.M.
PUB. DATE
July 1996
SOURCE
Physics of Fluids;Jul96, Vol. 8 Issue 7, p1938
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a major discrepancy between the value of the kurtosis for the normal velocity fluctuations close to the wall as found from direct numerical simulations and obtained from experiments. Analysis of the origin of high kurtosis levels; Analysis of laser doppler velocimetry measurements in the near-wall region of a turbulent pipe flow.
ACCESSION #
4362136

 

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