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Title: Invariants of Turbulence Reynolds Stress and of Dissipation Tensors in Regular Breaking Waves
Authors: Longo, Sandro
Clavero Gilabert, María
Chiapponi, Luca
Losada Rodríguez, Miguel Ángel
Issue Date: 16-Nov-2017
Abstract: A series of measurements in a flume with a particle-tracking system in three dimensions applied to breaking waves is used to analyse the structure of turbulence with a full set of variables that usually are available only in numerical simulations. After extracting turbulence, in addition to the standard analysis aiming to quantify the fluxes, i.e., the time-average and the phase-average levels of turbulence and vorticity (details are given in two former papers), a more in-depth description of the structure of turbulence Reynolds stress tensor is given, focussing on the invariants evolution in time and in the vertical. A relation between the components of the Reynolds stress tensor and of the dissipation tensor is depicted. This relation is finalised to possible models of turbulence in breaking waves.
Publisher: MDPI
Keywords: Breaking waves
Turbulence invariants
Laboratory experiments
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10481/48493
ISSN: 2073-4441
Rights : Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License
Citation: Longo, S.; et al. Invariants of Turbulence Reynolds Stress and of Dissipation Tensors in Regular Breaking Waves. Water, 9(11): 893 (2017). [http://hdl.handle.net/10481/48493]
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