It is shown by direct numerical simulation of the incompressible Navier–Stokes equations that the vortex wakes of bluff objects can be reproduced by only knowing the time‐average flow at one specific location behind the object, where it is most unstable according to linear instability theory.
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Letter| May 01 1990
Computational reducibility of unsteady viscous flows
George S. Triantafyllou;
George S. Triantafyllou, George Em. Karniadakis; Computational reducibility of unsteady viscous flows. Phys. Fluids 1 May 1990; 2 (5): 653–656. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.857716
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