New Challenges in

Turbulence Research


Main topics

Les Houches,  February 21-26,  2010

Experimental Advances

Turbulence production

Cryogeny, new generation wind tunnels, active grids, fractal grids, etc.

Turbulence characterization

High speed imaging, Lagrangian techniques (optical, acoustical, smart particles, etc.), cryogenic measurements

Modeling and Simulation Advances

finite Re effects, non homogeneous and isotropic turbulence, finite size inertial effects, effect of confinement, etc.

Some key questions

Intermittency, turbulent transport, multiphase flows, MHD, rotating turbulence, etc.