METR 3113 - Atmospheric Dynamics I: Intro to Atmospheric Kinematics/Dynamics

Description
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in METR 2023 and 2021, MATH 2433, 2443 or 2934, PHYS 1215 or 2524, and METR 1313 or CS 1313 or CS 1323. Characterization of the atmosphere mathematically, the study of forces acting upon it, and approximations used. Topics include Newton's laws of motion; energy, equilibrium and stability; coordinate systems and forces; the equations of motion and simple force balances; and mass and energy conservation. (F)
Credits
3
Attributes
Atmos Geo Course, Grad credit outside dept, Course meets Liberal Arts req, Norman Upper Div Crse, Undergrad Atmos & Geo Crse, Undergrad Upper Division Crse
Recent Professors
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016
Offered
MWF, MWFTh
Avg. Class Size
60
Avg. Sections
1