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Course Undergraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AE494
Subject Title Turbulence in Fluid Flows


Introduction to turbulence – equations of fluid motion – statistical description of turbulent flows – mean-flow equations – space and time scales of turbulent motion – jets, wakes, and boundary layers – coherent structures – spectral dynamics – homogeneous and isotropic turbulence – twodimensional turbulence – coherent structures – vorticity dynamics – intermittency – modeling of turbulent flows.

Text Books

Same as References


1. Tennekes, H. and Lumley, J. L., A First Course in Turbulence, The MIT Press (1972).

2. Frisch, U., Turbulence, Cambridge Univ. Press (1996).

3. Davidson, P. A., Turbulence: An Introduction to Scientist and Engineers, Oxford Univ. Press (2004).

4. Pope, S. B., Turbulent Flows, Cambridge Univ. Press (2000).

5. Mathieu, J. and Scott, J., An Introduction to Turbulent Flow, Cambridge Univ. Press (2000).