Rayleigh and Prandtl number scaling in the bulk of Rayleigh–Bénard turbulence

@article{Calzavarini2005RayleighAP,
  title={Rayleigh and Prandtl number scaling in the bulk of Rayleigh–B{\'e}nard turbulence},
  author={E. Calzavarini and D. Lohse and F. Toschi and R. Tripiccione},
  journal={Physics of Fluids},
  year={2005},
  volume={17},
  pages={055107}
}
  • E. Calzavarini, D. Lohse, +1 author R. Tripiccione
  • Published 2005
  • Physics
  • Physics of Fluids
  • The Ra and Pr number scaling of the Nusselt number Nu, the Reynolds number Re, the temperature fluctuations, and the kinetic and thermal dissipation rates is studied for (numerical) homogeneous Rayleigh–Benard turbulence, i.e., Rayleigh–Benard turbulence with periodic boundary conditions in all directions and a volume forcing of the temperature field by a mean gradient. This system serves as model system for the bulk of Rayleigh–Benard flow and therefore as model for the so-called “ultimate… CONTINUE READING
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