Course outline

Week 1 April 4, 6 Examples of instabilities and turbulence. Nature of turbulent flows. Averaging, Mean momentum equations, Reynolds stresses. Chap. 1, 4 (Pope). Also, read Chap. 1 (B&W).
Week 2 April 11, 13 Makeup lecture on TBD. Free shear flows (start). Chap. 5.
Week 3 April 18, 20 Free shear flows (complete). Mean turbulence (turbulent kinetic energy, enstrophy) transport equations. Chap. 5. Also, read Chap. 5 (B&W).
Week 4 April 25, 27 Statistical tools: Chap. 3. Also, read Chap. 2 (B&W).
Week 5 May 2, 4 Scales of turbulent motion. Chap. 6.
Week 6 May 9, 11 Makeup lecture on TBD. Stratified shear flows.
Week 7 May 16, 18 Wall flows. Chap. 7 (Pope) & Chap. 4 (B&W).
Week 8 May 23, 25 Wall flows, continued. Geophysical boundary layers.
Week 9 May 30, June 1 Makeup lecture on TBD. Turbulent dispersion Chap. 11 (B&W), 12.4 (Pope). Scalar spectra Chap 8.6 (T&L).
Week 10 June 6, 8 Numerical Modeling.