NC A&T ASME 434 Spring 2019

(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. Baroclinic Instability and Cyclogenesis

    12. Introduction to Atmospheric Wave Dynamics

    13. Introduction to Planetary Boundary Layer Dynamics