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On the statistical theory of turbulence

von Kármán, Th. (1937) On the statistical theory of turbulence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 23 (2). pp. 98-105. ISSN 0027-8424. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:KARpnas37

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Abstract

G. I. Taylor (1) gave an important impetus to the statistical theory of turbulence by introducing the concept of "isotropic" turbulence, defined by the feature that the mean squares and mean products of the velocity components and of their derivatives are invariant with respect to rotation and reflection of the coordinate axes.


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Additional Information:Copyright © 1937 by the National Academy of Sciences. Communicated January 2, 1937. The author is indebted to C. B. Millikan and L. Howarth for discussions on the subject and for their assistance in calculations.
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:24 Aug 2006
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