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    Jun 28, 2022  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ME 644 - Theory of Turbulence

3 Credit Hours
Mathematical foundations for turbulent flow characterization, energy spectra, Kolmogorov hypothesis, eddy cascade structure, turbulent diffusion concept. Time averaging, Reynolds stress tensor, similarity solutions, algebraic and differential turbulence closure models. Space filtering, large eddy simulation (LES) theory, various filter concepts, approximations, Fourier transforms, Reynolds stress tensor extensions. Smagorinsky, multi-scale, Gaussian closure models for unsteady time-accurate LES CFD. Applications in external and internal flows. Computer projects.
Cross-listed: (Same as Aerospace Engineering 644.)

(DE) Prerequisite(s): 518.
Registration Restriction(s): Minimum student level – graduate.
Registration Permission: Consent of instructor.

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