DNS of turbulent duct flow at Retau=180 and 360

Instantaneous streamwise velocity field in the AR = 10, Retau=180 case,
with walls made transparent for clarity. Green and orange are low and high
velocities. Figure extracted from Vinuesa et al., Pys. Rev. Fluids 3 (2018).


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