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Konstantinos Aivalis, Susan Kurien, Joerg Schumacher and Katepalli R. Sreenivasan, "Sign-symmetry of temperature structure functions", Phys. Rev. E, vol. 69, pp. 066315, 2004


New scalar structure functions with different sign-symmetry properties are defined. These structure functions possess different scaling exponents even when their order is the same. Their scaling properties are investigated for second and third orders, using data from high-Reynolds-number atmospheric boundary layer. It is only when structure functions with disparate sign-symmetry properties are compared can the extended self-similarity detect two different scaling ranges that may exist, as in the example of convective turbulence.

BibTeX Entry

author = {Konstantinos Aivalis and Susan Kurien and Joerg Schumacher and Katepalli R. Sreenivasan},
title = {Sign-symmetry of temperature structure functions},
year = {2004},
urlpdf = {http://math.lanl.gov/~skurien/papers/AivKurSchSre_pre04.pdf},
journal = {Phys. Rev. E},
volume = {69},
pages = {066315}