Enhancement of finite Reynolds number effects in the turbulent boundary layer due to inner-outer sublayer interaction
van Eijk, A.M.J.
TNO Fysisch en Elektronisch Laboratorium
Gavrilakis, S. (editor)
Machiels, L. (editor)
Monkewitz, P.A. (editor)
We have re-exanined the established data for the mean velocity profile for turbulent flow over a smooth surface and found its Reynolds number dependence in the inner region to be remarkably large. By combining two eddy-viscosity models (with overlapping validity in the inertial sublayer), this feature is shown (both analytically and numerically) to arise from inner-outer sublayer interaction, involving a nonzero viscous correlation length.
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Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht
Advances in Turbulence VI - Proceedings of the Sixth European Turbulence Conference, held in Laussanna, Switzerland, 2-5 July 1996, 63-64