Features of turbulent flows, general energy and balance results, derived from the Navier Stokes equations. Inertial range and dissipative range. Stochastic ideas and their use to derive a scale by scale energy balance equation and to justify a cascade picture of energy flow. Kolmogorov's scaling law, other scaling laresults and their implications. Validity of Kolmogorov's result on very general grounds.
Apr 10, 2003