# The nature of turbulent motion at large wave-numbers

@article{Batchelor1949TheNO, title={The nature of turbulent motion at large wave-numbers}, author={G. Batchelor and A. Townsend}, journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A. Mathematical and Physical Sciences}, year={1949}, volume={199}, pages={238 - 255} }

This paper presents some measurements which describe the distribution of turbulent energy over Fourier components of large wave-number. According to Kolmogoroff’s theory these components of the motion are in statistical equilibrium. Over part of the wave-number range the form of the spectrum is predicted by a dimensional argument, but at higher wave-numbers the spectrum depends on the manner in which energy is transferred across the spectrum. Several postulates about this transfer effect have… Expand

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