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By Tomomasa Tatsumi (auth.), Tsutomu Kambe, Tohru Nakano, Toshio Miyauchi (eds.)

This quantity comprises the papers offered on the IUTAM Symposium on Geometry and facts of Turbulence, held in November 1999, on the Shonan foreign Village middle, Hayama (Kanagawa-ken), Japan. The Symposium was once proposed in 1996, aiming at organizing concen­ trated discussions on present knowing of fluid turbulence with empha­ sis at the data and the underlying geometric constructions. the choice of the final meeting of foreign Union of Theoretical and utilized Mechanics (IUTAM) to just accept the concept used to be greeted with enthusiasm. Turbulence is frequently characterised as having the homes of combining, inter­ mittency, non-Gaussian statistics, etc. curiosity is transforming into lately in how those houses are relating to formation and evolution of struc­ tures. notice that the intermittency is intended for passive scalars in addition to for turbulence speed or cost of dissipation. there have been eighty-eight members within the Symposium. They got here from 13 nations, and fifty-seven papers have been awarded. The presenta­ tions comprised a large choice of basic topics of arithmetic, statistical analyses, actual versions in addition to engineering functions. one of the topics mentioned are (a) measure of self-similarity in cascade, (b) Fine-scale buildings and measure of Markovian estate in turbulence, (c) Dynamics of vorticity and charges of pressure, (d) information linked to vortex constructions, (e) Topology, constructions and statistics of passive scalar advection, (f) Partial differential equations governing PDFs of pace in­ crements, (g) Thermal turbulences, (h) Channel and pipe circulate turbulences, and others.

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In order to avoid possible misunderstandings: we are now working on the derivation of a metric that includes the gradients of the extensive variables from the outset; this metric will be much better suited to deal with non-uniform flows than the one considered in the present work. 1 Corresponding author; e-mail: pasmante@knmi. nl 39 T. Kambe et al. ), /UTAM Symposium on Geometry and Statistics ofTurbulence, 39-46. © 2001 Kluwer Academic Publishers. 40 2 Metric of a gas in thermal equilibrium In [[5]] we constructed a natural metric tensor in the configuration space of a compressible fluid in local thermal equilibrium and in uniform motion.

56, 427 (1997). 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Trying a metric on atmospheric flows Ruben A. Pasmanter 1 and Xue-Li Wang KNMI, P. , in a space with (p, T, il) = (density, temperature, velocity) as coordinates. , between two positions with coordinates (Pl. T1, ill) and (p2, T2, il2) respectively; neither is it possible to talk of "the norm" of the vector formed by the rate of change of the dynamical variables (dpjdt,dT/dt,diljdt); it is not possible to consider the angle between two such vectors; there is no volume element defined in configuration space, therefore, it does not make sense to talk about "the density" of a distribution of points in that space; etc.

The experimental data do not seem however to encounter this behavior. Mathematically, the Nusselt number represents the maximum (among all possible invariant measures) of the expected value of the diameter of the global attractor in the energy dissipation norm. The functions on the attractor are not arbitrary, and may have certain properties that explain the experimentally observed bounds ([11]). In this paper we showed that if the ratio n N 30 is small then the Nusselt number dependence on Rayleigh is depleted.

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