Visualizing turbulence with a home demo
by Super User, 4 months ago
Here we look at some of the order amidst chaos in turbulence.
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Thanks to Dan Walsh for many great ideas, and thanks to Mike Hansen for many helpful conversations.
Error correction: I meant to describe Kolmogorov as a “20th-century mathematician” not “19th-century”. Whoops! I think during the narration I must have made the classic 1900s vs. 19th-century mix up. Anyone aware of his work is more than aware of what century he lived in, which apparently applies to quite a few commenters :)
Introduction to turbulence:
More details on vortex stretching:
Video on NightHawkInLight with a similar demo:
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