Flow structures and momentum transport in turbulent rotating plane couette flow

Takuya Kawata, P. Henrik Alfredsson

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In turbulent plane Couette flow subject to spanwise anti-cyclonic system rotation there exist both large-scale roll-cell structures that arises due to the Coriolis instability and smaller-scale turbulence. The transport equations of the large-scale and small-scale parts of the Reynolds stress are derived and we decompose the flow field into its large- and small-scale parts using spatial low-pass filtering in order to closely investigate the interaction between the roll cells and the small-scale turbulence.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProgress in Turbulence VII - Proceedings of the iTi Conference in Turbulence 2016
EditorsRamis Orlu, Alessandro Talamelli, Martin Oberlack, Joachim Peinke
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media, LLC
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9783319579337
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes
Event7th iTi Conference on Turbulence, 2016 - Bertinoro, Italy
Duration: 2016 Sept 72016 Sept 9

Publication series

NameSpringer Proceedings in Physics
ISSN (Print)0930-8989
ISSN (Electronic)1867-4941


Conference7th iTi Conference on Turbulence, 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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