## THERMAL SCIENCE

International Scientific Journal

### ON PECULIAR PROPERTY OF THE VELOCITY FLUCTUATIONS IN WALL-BOUNDED FLOWS

**ABSTRACT**

Statistical analysis of the velocity fluctuations is performed for the near-wall region of wall-bounded flows. By demanding that the small-scale part of the fluctuations satisfies constraints imposed by local ax symmetry it was found that the small scales must be entirely suppressed in the near-wall region. This major conclusion is well supported by all available data from direct numerical simulations.

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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2004-10-05

PAPER ACCEPTED: 2005-04-06

**THERMAL SCIENCE** YEAR

**2005**, VOLUME

**9**, ISSUE

**Issue 1**, PAGES [3 - 12]

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