UI Wordmark

ATMS 302 A - Atmospheric Dynamics I

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Introduction to fundamental dynamical processes in the atmosphere through a descriptive and quantitative analysis of dynamical meteorology at the synoptic and global scale. Covers basic laws of fluid mechanics as applied to the atmospheric sciences, vorticity and circulation in 2-D and 3-D flows, boundary layer dynamics and friction, basic concepts of geophysical waves, and baroclinic instability. These topics will be covered both descriptively and mathematically with emphasis on computer representation of the fundamental processes governing atmospheric motion and application of theory to real-world examples. Course Information: Same as PHYS 329. Prerequisite: ATMS 201, MATH 241 and PHYS 211.

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Fall


Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree

Doctoral Degree


Continuing Education

Search Programs

Search Courses


Contact Us

University of Illinois Online
Phone: (866) 633-8465 - Join Us  Facebook
© Copyright 2015 - University of Illinois

Cookie Settings