May 25, 2020  
2014-15 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-15 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ATM 3321 - Atmospheric Dynamics I

This first course in atmospheric dynamics utilizes physics and calculus. The instruction includes such topics as equation of motion on a rotating Earth, balanced flow, kinematics, circulation theorem, conservation of absolute angular momentum, mass continuity, vorticity equation, and wind-pressure imbalance.

Prerequisites & Notes
The prerequisites are ATM 2020, MAT 2543, and PHY 2062. The co-requisite is ATM 3331. There is a lab fee. This course is offered every fall.

Credits: 3

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