Evidence for Forcing-Dependent Steady States in a Turbulent Swirling Flow

Type Article
Date 2013-12
Language English
Author(s) Saint-Michel Brice1, Dubrulle B.1, Marie Louis2, Ravelet F.3, Daviaud F.1
Affiliation(s) 1 : CEA Saclay, CNRS URA 2464, DSM, Lab SPHYNX,Serv Phys Etat Condense, F-91191 Gif Sur Yvette, France.
2 : UMR 6523 CNRS IFREMER IRD UBO, Lab Phys Oceans, F-29285 Brest, France.
3 : ENSAM ParisTech, CNRS EA92, Lab Dynfluid, F-75013 Paris, France.
Source Physical Review Letters (0031-9007) (Amer Physical Soc), 2013-12 , Vol. 111 , N. 23 , P. 234502
DOI 10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.234502
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Abstract We study the influence on steady turbulent states of the forcing in a von Karman flow, at constant impeller speed, or at constant torque. We find that the different forcing conditions change the nature of the stability of the steady states and reveal dynamical regimes that bear similarities to low-dimensional systems. We suggest that this forcing dependence may be applicable to other turbulent systems.
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