Articles | Volume 19, issue 4
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-2489-2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-2489-2019
Research article
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27 Feb 2019
Research article |  | 27 Feb 2019

Dissipation rate of turbulent kinetic energy in stably stratified sheared flows

Sergej Zilitinkevich, Oleg Druzhinin, Andrey Glazunov, Evgeny Kadantsev, Evgeny Mortikov, Iryna Repina, and Yulia Troitskaya

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We consider the budget of turbulent kinetic energy (TKE) in stably stratified flows. TKE is generated by velocity shear, then partially converted to potential energy, but basically cascades towards very small eddies and dissipates into heat. The TKE dissipation rate is vital for comprehending and modelling turbulent flows in geophysics, astrophysics, and engineering. Until now its dependence on static stability remained unclear. We define it theoretically and validate against experimental data.
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