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# Accretion Disk I keyword general information dissipation available in an unmagnetised uid: viscosity.

. ultimate source of the dynamic stresses which lead to accretion: magnetic elds Fluid equations Continuity (vi ) + =0 t xi Momentum pij G (vi ) + (vi vj ) = t xj xj xi ij G p + = xi xj xi ij : viscous stress tensor dimension of kinetic viscosity = length velocity. (1)

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## v: mean velocity of the object relative to the uid : kinematic viscosity

Turbulent viscosity t lt vt lt : appropriate turbulent length scale. vt : appropriate turbulent velocity scale. Kinematic viscosity Dynamic viscosity Molecular viscosity Viscous dissipation (5)

1. Continuity

## Fluid dynamics with viscosity

vi + =0 t xi Momentum vi vi vj + t xj pij G xj xj p ij G = + xj xj xj =

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ij : viscous tensor

1.1. 2.

Viscosity

## Eddie turnover time eddie turnover time =

0 vt : turbulent velocity in the largest eddy of size L0

L0 0 vt

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2/3

## each eddy, equation 11

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Velocity relation: arbitrary eddy vs. largest eddy Volume rate of eddie energy dissipation with eddie turnover time: (energy per unit time per unit volume.)
0 0 1 (vt )2 1 (vt )3 t 0 2 (L0 /vt ) 2 (L0 ) 1 (vt )3 2 (L)

## Largest eddies arbitrary eddies (10)

The volume rate of energy dissipation is constant all over the uid.
0 1 (vt )3 1 (vt )3 2 (L) 2 (L0 )

vt

0 vt

L L0

2/3

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Energy dissipation

Energy dissipation: ij vi,j vt L [coecients of viscosity have the same order of magnitude] ij 2Sij + vk,k ij (12)

0 vt L0

vt L

0 vt L0

L L0

4/3

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L L0

4/3

0 1 (vt )3 2 (L)

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## L L0 Turbulent kinetic energy (TKE)

4/3

1 Rt

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1 TKE =< v 2 > 2 Equation for TKE Step 1: Scalar product of velocity and momentum equations Step 2: Use continuity equation to get 1 v 2 form 2 Step 3: Averaging [Averaged energy equation] Step 4: Scalar product of velocity and averaged momentum equations [eqn2] Step 5: Averaged energy equation - eqn2

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1 < v 2 > t 2

1 1 < v 2 > vj + < v 2 vi > xj 2 2 p ij = < vi > + < vi > < vi vj > vi,j xi xi +

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1 v 2 : 2

TKE

< vi vj > vi : Rate of work dony by turbulent stresses on mean velocity < 1 v 2 >: Flux of TKE due to mean velocity 2 < 1 v 2 vi >: Turbulent ux of TKE 2
p < vi xi > + < vi xij >: Work done by pressure and viscous stresses on turbulent i

## uctuations < vi vj > vi,j : Rate of production of turbulent energy

Index continuity, 2 dynamic viscosity, 2 eddie kinetic energy density, 3 eddie turnover time, 3 energy dissipation, 3 Equation for TKE, 4 uid equations, 1 kinematic viscosity, 2 molecular viscosity, 2 momentum, 2 reynolds number, 1 turbulent kinetic energy, 4 turbulent viscosity, 2 velocity relation: arbitrary eddy vs. largest eddy, 3 viscous dissipation, 2