On the variation of the turbulent prandtl number in shear flows

K. R. Sreenivasan, R. A. Antonia, A. J. Chambers

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Although the rapid distortion formulation proposed by Townsend (1976) qualitatively describes the variation in the turbulent Prandtl number Prt among different shear flows, direct measurements of Prt indicate that the experimental variation of Prt is underestimated by his formulation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)497-501
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer
Volume11
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1984

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On the variation of the turbulent prandtl number in shear flows. / Sreenivasan, K. R.; Antonia, R. A.; Chambers, A. J.

In: International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 11, No. 5, 1984, p. 497-501.

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