Atmospheric balance laws 351

Module code WKD 351
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Vector algebra, curl of a vector, total and partial derivatives, second law of motion. Spherical coordinates. Acceleration in rotating co-ordinates, fundamental forces, momentum equation.Three dimensional flow balance, conservation of mass,thermodynamic energy equation.

Module credits 18.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites WTW 258 GS or WTW 218 and WTW 248, WTW 256 or WTW 264 or WTW 286 and WKD 261.
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 Quarter 1

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