NC A&T ASME 434 Spring 2023

(Atmospheric Dynamics II)




    Lecture Notes

    1. Review of Vertical Motion and Surface Pressure Tendency

    1a. Vertical Motion

    1b. Surface Pressure Tendency

    2. Circulation Theorems

    3. Vorticity

    4. The Vorticity Equation

    5. Potential Vorticity

    6. Basic Dynamics of General Circulation

    7. QG Approximation and vorticity equation

    8. QG Prediction of Geopotential Tendency

    9. QG Diagnostic of Vertical Motion

    10. Baroclinc Instability and Cyclogenesis

    11. Introduction to Wave Dynamics

    12. Introduciton to Planetary Boundary Layer Dynamics