Multiscale SOC in turbulent convection

K. R. Sreenivasan, A. Bershadskii, J. J. Niemela

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Abstract

Using data obtained in a laboratory thermal convection experiment at high Rayleigh numbers, it is shown that the multiscaling properties of the observed mean wind reversals are quantitatively consistent with analogous multiscaling properties of the Bak-Tang-Wiesenfeld prototype model of self-organized criticality in two dimensions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)574-579
Number of pages6
JournalPhysica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications
Volume340
Issue number4 SPEC. ISS.
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 15 2004

Keywords

  • Convection
  • Multiscaling
  • SOC
  • Turbulence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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