NCAT ASME 433 (Atmospheric Dynamics I) Fall 2018

 

    Syllabus

 

    Lecture Notes

    Ch1     

          Sec1.1 Introduction

          Sec1.2 Real Forces

          Sec1.3 Apparent Forces and Coordinate Systems

          Sec1.4 Alternative Vertical Coordinates

    Ch2

          Sec2.1 Scale Analysis of Equations of Motion

          Sec2.2 Continuity Equation and its Scale Analysis

    Ch3

          Ch3 Introduction to the Atmospheric Thermodynamics

             (Thermodynamic Diagram)

    Ch4

          Sec.4.1 Basic Eqs. in Isobaric Coordinates

          Sec.4.2 Balanced Flow

          Sec.4.3 Trajectories, Streamlines, and Streamfunction

          Sec.4.4 Thermal Wind

          Sec.4.5 Vertical Motion

          Sec.4.6 Surface Pressure Tendency

    Ch5

          Sec5.1 Circulations Theorems

          Sec5.2 Vorticity

          Sec5.3 Vorticity Equation