Maximum Drag Reduction Asymptotes and the Cross-Over to the Newtonian Plug

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Benzi R.; De Angelis E.; L'vov V.S.; Procaccia I.; Tiberkevich V.;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1017/S0022112005007950
  • Subject: Nonlinear Sciences - Chaotic Dynamics | DIRECT NUMERICAL SIMULATION | FENE-P | DRAG REDUCTION | MDR
    arxiv: Nonlinear Sciences::Chaotic Dynamics | Physics::Fluid Dynamics

We employ the full FENE-P model of the hydrodynamics of a dilute polymer solution to derive a theoretical approach to drag reduction in wall-bounded turbulence. We recapture the results of a recent simplified theory which derived the universal maximum drag reduction (MD... View more
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