AMS227: Waves and Instabilities in Fluids

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Advanced fluid dynamics course introducing various types of small-amplitude waves and instabilities that commonly arise in geophysical and astrophysical systems. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: pressure waves, gravity waves, Rossby waves, interfacial instabilities, double-diffusive instabilities, and centrifugal instabilities. Advanced mathematical methods are used to study each topic. Undergraduates are encouraged to take this course with permission of the instructor. Prerequisite(s): courses 212A and 217.

5 Credits

YearFallWinterSpringSummer
2017-18
2015-16
2013-14

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