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Book Reviews Simulation and Modeling of Turbulent Flows. Th e last has been a principal focus of Lumley and these Thomas B. Gatski, M. Yousuff Hussaini, and John L. colleague s in recent years. Lumley, Eds. 1996. 314 pp. $39.95. Hardbound. "Introductio n to Renormalizatio n Grou p Modeling Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-510643-1. of Turbulence, " by Orszag and three colleagues, briefl y summarizes a theoretical approach that has show n us that the sociology of turbulence can be as Th e six chapter s in this book , fou r o n modelin g and interestin g as its physics. tw o on simulation, are base d on the lecture notes of a In 1985 a Nobe l Prize in Chemistry was awarded Marc h 1994 short cours e at th e Institute fo r Compute r t o Kenneth Wilson, who originated renormalization Application s in Scienc e and Engineerin g at NAS A in grou p (RG) methods in physics. Renormalization Langley , Virginia. Th e six distinguishe d authors sum- grou p method s were applied to turbulenc e beginning mariz e the methodologie s used today fo r th e calcula- i n the 1970s, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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10.1175/1520-0477-78.8.1785
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Simulation and Modeling of Turbulent Flows. Th e last has been a principal focus of Lumley and these Thomas B. Gatski, M. Yousuff Hussaini, and John L. colleague s in recent years. Lumley, Eds. 1996. 314 pp. $39.95. Hardbound. "Introductio n to Renormalizatio n Grou p Modeling Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-510643-1. of Turbulence, " by Orszag and three colleagues, briefl y summarizes a theoretical approach that has show n us that the sociology of turbulence can be as Th e six chapter s in this book , fou r o n modelin g and interestin g as its physics. tw o on simulation, are base d on the lecture notes of a In 1985 a Nobe l Prize in Chemistry was awarded Marc h 1994 short cours e at th e Institute fo r Compute r t o Kenneth Wilson, who originated renormalization Application s in Scienc e and Engineerin g at NAS A in grou p (RG) methods in physics. Renormalization Langley , Virginia. Th e six distinguishe d authors sum- grou p method s were applied to turbulenc e beginning mariz e the methodologie s used today fo r th e calcula- i n the 1970s,

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Aug 1, 1997

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