# Renormalization-group analysis of turbulence.

@article{Yakhot1986RenormalizationgroupAO, title={Renormalization-group analysis of turbulence.}, author={Yakhot and Orszag}, journal={Physical review letters}, year={1986}, volume={57 14}, pages={ 1722-1724 } }

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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