Statistics and structure of spanwise rotating turbulent channel flow at moderate Reynolds numbers

@article{Brethouwer2017StatisticsAS,
  title={Statistics and structure of spanwise rotating turbulent channel flow at moderate Reynolds numbers},
  author={Geert Brethouwer},
  journal={Journal of Fluid Mechanics},
  year={2017},
  volume={828},
  pages={424 - 458}
}
  • G. Brethouwer
  • Published 1 December 2016
  • Physics
  • Journal of Fluid Mechanics
A study of fully developed plane turbulent channel flow subject to spanwise system rotation through direct numerical simulations is presented. In order to study both the influence of the Reynolds number and spanwise rotation on channel flow, the Reynolds number $Re=U_{b}h/\unicode[STIX]{x1D708}$ is varied from a low 3000 to a moderate 31 600 and the rotation number $Ro=2\unicode[STIX]{x1D6FA}h/U_{b}$ is varied from 0 to 2.7, where $U_{b}$ is the mean bulk velocity, $h$ the channel half-gap… 

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    Journal of Fluid Mechanics
  • 2018
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