Gennes: Laminar and Turbulent Flow


„In ‚laminar‘ (= non turbulent) flow, the dye is spread out as a long thin line. But in turbulent flow, the dye is spread out in a large region downstream from the injection point.“ (p. 10) #Gennes #flow #laminar #turbulent

Gennes, Pierre-Gilles de, Phase Transition and Turbulence: An Introduction, in: Tormod Riste (Hg.), Fluctuations, Instabilities, and Phase Transitions. New York City/London: Plenum Press 1975, 1–18.