Turbulence in the atmosphere [E-Book] / John C. Wyngaard.
Wyngaard, John C., (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010
1 online resource (xii, 393 pages)
englisch
9780521887694
9780511840524
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Table of Contents:
  • PART I.A GRAMMAR OF TURBULENCE: Introduction
  • Getting to know turbulence
  • Equations for averaged variables
  • Turbulent fluxes
  • Conservation equations for covariances
  • Large-eddy dynamics, the energy cascade, and large-eddy simulation
  • Kolmogrov scaling, its extensions, and two-dimensional turbulence
  • PART II. TURBULENCE IN THE ATMOSPHERIC BOUNDARY LAYER: The equations of atmospheric turbulence
  • The atmospheric boundary layer
  • The atmospheric surface layer
  • The convective boundary layer
  • The stable boundary layer
  • PART III. STATISTICAL REPRESENTATION OF TURBULENCE: Probability densities and distributions
  • Isotropic tensors
  • Covariances, autocorrelations, and spectra
  • Statistics in turbulence analysis.