ME 622 Principles of Turbulence (3 0 3)

Methods of description and basic equations for turbulent flows. Isotropic and homogeneous turbulence, energy spectra, and correlations. Transition theory and experimental evidence. Wall turbulence, engineering calculations of turbulent boundary layers. Free turbulent jets and wakes. Reynolds stress and heat-flux equations; second order closures and their simplification; numerical methods; application to engineering problems. Use of software.