eddy kinetic energy

eddy kinetic energy

[′ed·ē kə′ned·ik‚en·ər·jē]
(fluid mechanics)
The kinetic energy of that component of fluid flow which represents a departure from the average kinetic energy of the fluid, the mode of averaging depending on the particular problem. Also known as turbulence energy.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Chu, R Qi, and R Hu, 2009: The variability of eddy kinetic energy in the South China Sea deduced from satellite altimeter data.
Qi, 2010: Variations of eddy kinetic energy in the South China Sea.
The methodology of calculations of eddy kinetic energy per unit mass was that used by Sharma et al.
Interannual variation of eddy kinetic energy from TOPEX altimeter observations.