Renormalization-group analysis of turbulence.

  title={Renormalization-group analysis of turbulence.},
  author={Yakhot and Orszag},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  volume={57 14},
  • YakhotOrszag
  • Published 6 October 1986
  • Physics
  • Physical review letters
Using renormalization-group methods and the postulated equivalence between the inertial-range structures of turbulent flows satisfying initial and boundary conditions and of flows driven by a random force, we evaluate the Kolmogorov constant (1.617) and Batchelor constant (1.161), skewness factor (0.4878), power-law exponent (1.3307) for the decay of homogeneous turbulence, turbulent Prandtl number (0.7179), and von K\'arm\'an constant (0.372). This renormalization-group technique has also been… 

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