# Direct numerical simulation of decaying compressible turbulence and shocklet statistics

@article{Samtaney2001DirectNS, title={Direct numerical simulation of decaying compressible turbulence and shocklet statistics}, author={Ravi Samtaney and D. I. Pullin and Branko Kosovi{\'c}}, journal={Physics of Fluids}, year={2001}, volume={13}, pages={1415-1430} }

We present results from 1283 and 2563 direct numerical simulations (DNS) of decaying compressible, isotropic turbulence at fluctuation Mach numbers of Mt∼0.1–0.5 and at Taylor Reynolds numbers Reλ=O(50–100). The presence or absence of fluctuations of thermodynamic quantities as well as velocity divergence in the initial conditions are found to have a negligible effect on the decay of turbulent kinetic energy. The decay of the turbulent kinetic energy shows no significant effect of Mt and power…

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