The viscous-convective subrange in nonstationary turbulence


The similarity form of the scalar-variance spectrum at high Schmidt numbers is investigated for nonstationary turbulence. Theoretical arguments show that Batchelor scaling may apply only at high Reynolds numbers. At low Reynolds numbers, Batchlor scaling is not possible unless the turbulence is stationary or the enstrophy decays asymptotically as t. When… (More)


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