# The multifractal nature of turbulent energy dissipation

@article{Meneveau1991TheMN, title={The multifractal nature of turbulent energy dissipation}, author={Charles Meneveau and Katepalli R. Sreenivasan}, journal={Journal of Fluid Mechanics}, year={1991}, volume={224}, pages={429 - 484} }

The intermittency of the rate of turbulent energy dissipation ε is investigated experimentally, with special emphasis on its scale-similar facets. This is done using a general formulation in terms of multifractals, and by interpreting measurements in that light. The concept of multiplicative processes in turbulence is (heuristically) shown to lead to multifractal distributions, whose formalism is described in some detail. To prepare proper ground for the interpretation of experimental results…

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