Turbulent wakes of fractal objects

A.D. Staicu, B. Mazzi, J.C. Vassilicos, W. Water, van de

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Abstract

Turbulence of a windtunnel flow is stirred using objects that have a fractal structure. The strong turbulent wakes resulting from three such objects which have different fractal dimensions are probed using multiprobe hot-wire anemometry in various configurations. Statistical turbulent quantities are studied within inertial and dissipative range scales in an attempt to relate changes in their self-similar behavior to the scaling of the fractal objects
Original languageEnglish
Article number066306
Pages (from-to)066306-1/8
Number of pages8
JournalPhysical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics
Volume67
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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