By Victor N. Nikolaevskiy
Turbulence conception is without doubt one of the so much fascinating elements of fluid mechanics and plenty of striking scientists have attempted to use their wisdom to the advance of the speculation and to provide valuable techniques for answer of a few sensible difficulties. during this monograph the writer makes an attempt to combine many particular techniques into the unified thought. the elemental premise is the straightforward concept that a small eddy, that's a component of turbulent meso-structure, possesses its personal dynamics as an item rotating with its personal spin pace and obeying the Newton dynamics of a finite physique. a few such eddies fills a coordinate phone, and the angular momentum stability should be formulated for this spatial telephone. If the phone coincides with a finite distinction aspect at a numerical calculation and if the exterior size scale is huge, this straight forward quantity might be regarded as a differential one and a continuum parameterization should be used. Nontrivial angular stability is a outcome of the asymmetrical Reynolds pressure motion on the orientated aspects of an easy quantity. firstly look, the averaged dyad of pace parts is symmetrical, == even if, if averaging is played over the airplane with basic nj, the primary of commutation is misplaced. accordingly, the tension tensor asymmetry j will depend on different elements that perform the angular momentum stability. this is often the one risk to figure out a tension in engineering.
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9) V(t) Now let us consider the substation derivative of the angular momentum of selected fluid element V (t) - [3 that corresponds to the Lagrange approach: = peook M, IJ I . 24) of the angular momentum of a rotating fluid sphere: M. I aUk 2' = P £"kIJ 1. a. 3), we expand the integrands into series and the limit passing at I ---+ 0 yields: di jl . aU j . 16) j If at the given instant the fluid particle is symmetrical, then di"[ _J dt au. 17) J We obtain  that instantaneous change of the inertia moment is caused only by deformation that may subsequently violate initial symmetry.
This book combines these approaches considering the ftrst elements as microvolumes and introducing the large volumes in a form of macro - cells, corresponding to a new coordinate grid with much larger linear scale than the initial one. The integral relations are transformed into finite-differential balances absolutely similar to ones used in well - known computer calculations. If these macro-cells themselves are small relative to the external problem scale, the finitedifferential relations yield the macro-differential equations including, however, spatially averaged variables.
Let A. - value be a size of turbulent eddy. The L - value is an external scale of a motion (a problem) under consideration. » 1» A. 0' where A. 0 is, for example, molecular ("close to zero") scale. The right-hand sides of inequalities indicate that individual particles, composing continuous variable fields have A as mesoscale and A. 0 as microscale. Left-hand sides of these inequalities mean that the volumes t1V ~ t1 3 and dv ~ 13 may be both considered as the differential, and the corresponding differential balances may be used for motions of both scales (t1 and I).
Angular Momentum in Geophysical Turbulence: Continuum Spatial Averaging Method by Victor N. Nikolaevskiy