NC A&T ASME 434 Spring 2018

(Atmospheric Dynamics II)

 

    Syllabus

 

    Lecture Notes

    1. Introduction

    2. Circulation Theorems

    3. Vorticity

    4. The Vorticity Equation

    5. Potential Vorticity

    6. General Circulation

    7. QG Approximation and QG Vorticity Equation

    8. QG Prediction of Geopotential Tendency

    9. QG Diagnosis of vertical motion based on Omega Equation

    10. QG Diagnosis of vertical motion based on Q-Vector

    11. Idealized Model of a Baroclinic Wave

    12. Introduction to Atmospheric Waves

    13. Basic Wave Dynamics

    14. Gravity Waves

    15. Introduction to PBL