Turbulent stress invariant analysis : Clarification of existing terminology

  title={Turbulent stress invariant analysis : Clarification of existing terminology},
  author={Are Johan Simonsen and Per-{\aa}ge Krogstad},
  journal={Physics of Fluids},
As a means of studying the structure of the turbulence, the time mean invariants, defined according to the theory of Lumley [“Computational modelling turbulent flows,” Adv. Appl. Mech. 18, 123 (1978)] has proven to be a useful and popular tool. According to the theory there is a domain, known as the anisotropy invariant map, within which all realizable Reynolds’s stress invariants must lie. The borders of this domain describe different states of the turbulent stress tensor. It has been found… Expand

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  • Adv . Appl . Mech .
  • 1978