On the scaling of the turbulence energy dissipation rate
Abstract
From an examination of all data to date on the dissipation of turbulent energy in grid turbulence, it is concluded that, for squaremesh configuration, the ratio of the time scale characteristic of dissipation rate to that characteristic of energycontaining eddies is a constant independent of Reynolds number, for microscale Reynolds numbers in excess of about 50. Insufficient data available for other grid configurations suggest a possibility that the ratio could assume different numerical values for different configurations. This persistent effect of initial conditions on the time scale ratio is further illustrated by reference to the jetgrid data of GadelHak and Corrsin.
 Publication:

Physics of Fluids
 Pub Date:
 May 1984
 DOI:
 10.1063/1.864731
 Bibcode:
 1984PhFl...27.1048S
 Keywords:

 Computational Fluid Dynamics;
 Energy Dissipation;
 Scale Effect;
 Turbulent Flow;
 Computational Grids;
 Reynolds Number;
 Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer