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Introduction to dynamic meteorology 263


 
Modulekode WKD 263
Kwalifikasie Undergraduate
Fakulteit Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module-inhoud

Mathematical methods for meteorology, second law of motion in spherical coordinates. Acceleration in rotating co-ordinates, fundamental forces, momentum equation. Three dimensional flow balance, conservation of mass, heat equation, thermodynamic energy equation. Introduction to finite difference methods. Numerical estimation of the geostrophic wind, vorticity and divergence. Advection of temperature. Development of a two-dimensional temperature advection model.

Modulekrediete 14.00
NQF Level 06
Prerequisites WTW 124
Contact time 1 tutorial per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Geography Geoinformatics and Meteorology
Period of presentation Semester 1

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