Stochastic Lagrangian Models of Turbulent Diffusion


Stochastic Lagrangian Models of Turbulent Diffusion

Howard C. Rodean
Copyright: 1996
ISBN: 9781878220233
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Pages: 84
Language: English
Publisher: American Meteorlogical Society
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This monograph is intended to give atmospheric scientists a basic understanding of the physical and mathematical foundations of stochastic Lagrangian models of turbulent diffusion.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Historical Review

Chapter 3. Applicable Physics of Turbulence

Chapter 4. Definitions for Stochastic Diffusion

Chapter 5. The Fokker-Planck Equation

Chapter 6. Stochastic Differential Equations for Turbulent Diffusion

Chapter 7. Criteria for Stochastic Models of Turbulent Diffusion

Chapter 8. Turbulent Diffusion in Three Dimensions

Chapter 9. Applications of Thomson's "Simplest" Solution

Chapter 10. Application to the Convective Boundary Layer

Chapter 11. The Boundary Condition Problem

Chapter 12. Parameterization of Turbulence Statistics for Model Inputs

Chapter 13. Brief Review of Four Topics

Chapter 14. In Conclusion