Course Information

Course Code:
Course Number:
Code Course Name Language Type
MTO 333 Atmospheric Dynamics I Turkish Compulsory
Local Credits ECTS Theoretical Tutorial Laboratory
3.5 5.5 3 1 0
Course Prerequisites and Class Restriction
Prerequisites None
Class Restriction None
Course Description
Physical dimensions and units, Total differentiation, Equation of motion in Cartesian coordinates, Fundamental forces, Noninertial reference frames and apparent forces, Equation of motion in spherical coordinates, Scale analysis of equation of motion, Geostrophic approximation, Structure of the static atmosphere, Hydrostatic approximation, Continuity equation, Thermodynamic energy equation, Geopotential, Barometric formulas, Static stability and convection, Parcel method, Stability criteria in terms of potential temperature, Basic equations in isobaric coordinates. Natural coordinates, balanced flow.