Forma, Vol. 8 (No. 1), pp. 133-145, 1993

Structures and Probability Distribution Functions in Homogeneous Turbulences

Toshiyuki Gotoh

Department of Systems Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466, Japan

(Received April 28, 1993; Accepted June 4, 1993)

Keywords: Homogeneous Turbulence, Structures, Probability Distribution Functions

Abstract. Characteristic flow structures in homogeneous turbulence are visualized and probability distribution functions (PDF) are investigated. A phenomenological explanation of the dynamical mechanisms of producing such structures and the PDFs is presented.