MR3420 Atmospheric Thermodynamics

The physical variables; the equation of state; the first law of thermodynamics and its application to the atmosphere; meteorological thermodynamic diagrams; adiabatic processes and potential temperatures; moist air processes; hydrostatic equilibrium, vertical motion in the atmosphere, stability methods and criteria.

Prerequisite

Multivariable Calculus

Lecture Hours

3

Lab Hours

0

Quarter Offered

  • As Required