Simulations of two-dimensional turbulent convection in a density-stratified fluid

Tamara Rogers, Gary A. Glatzmaier, S. E. Woosley

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Abstract

The high resolution computer simulations of two-dimensional convection using the anelastic approximation were discussed. The convection was found to be dominated by a large-scale coherent flow composed of ascending and descending superplumes. A power law exponent of 0.28 for the Nusselt-Rayleigh number scaling was also elaborated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number026315
Pages (from-to)263151-263156
Number of pages6
JournalPhysical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics
Volume67
Issue number2 2
StatePublished - Feb 2003
Externally publishedYes

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Nusselt number
Rayleigh number
Power Law
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Computer Simulation
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Exponent
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Scaling
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high resolution
Approximation
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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics

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Simulations of two-dimensional turbulent convection in a density-stratified fluid. / Rogers, Tamara; Glatzmaier, Gary A.; Woosley, S. E.

In: Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, Vol. 67, No. 2 2, 026315, 02.2003, p. 263151-263156.

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