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-diffuse 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. Courses 217 and 212A are strongly recommended as preparation for this course.

5 Credits

YearFallWinterSpringSummer
2015-16
2013-14

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