On depression of nonlinearity in turbulence

A. Tsinober*, M. Ortenberg, L. Shtilman

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A comparison is made of the behavior of nonlinearities in regions dominated by enstrophy and strain. It is shown that nonlinear processes like enstrophy production (and many others) are strongly depressed in regions dominated by enstrophy as compared to those dominated by strain.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2291-2297
Number of pages7
JournalPhysics of Fluids
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1999


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