Coherent structures in turbulent shear flows

J. M. Wallace, Fazle Hussain

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What is firmly known about the kinematic properties and dynamic importance of coherent structures in bounded and unbounded turbulent shear flows is briefly summarized. The nature of instabilities giving rise to these structures is discussed. Unanswered questions requiring further research are posed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S203-S209
JournalApplied Mechanics Reviews
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanical Engineering


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