Universality in Decaying Turbulence at High Reynolds Numbers

  title={Universality in Decaying Turbulence at High Reynolds Numbers},
  author={Christian Kuechler and Gergory Bewley and Eberhard Bodenschatz},
In the limit of very large Reynolds numbers for homogeneous isotropic turbulence of an incompressible fluid, the statistics of the velocity differences between two points in space are expected to approach universal power laws at scales smaller than those at which energy is injected. Even at the highest Reynolds numbers available in laboratory and natural flows such universal power laws have remained elusive. On the other hand, power laws have been observed empirically in derived quantities… 

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