Progress in the development of a Reynolds-stress turbulence closure

  title={Progress in the development of a Reynolds-stress turbulence closure},
  author={B. E. Launder and G. J. Reece and Wolfgang Rodi},
  journal={Journal of Fluid Mechanics},
  pages={537 - 566}
The paper develops proposals for a model of turbulence in which the Reynolds stresses are determined from the solution of transport equations for these variables and for the turbulence energy dissipation rate ε. Particular attention is given to the approximation of the pressure-strain correlations; the forms adopted appear to give reasonably satisfactory partitioning of the stresses both near walls and in free shear flows. Numerical solutions of the model equations are presented for a selection… 

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