Atmospheric Dynamics Modules

 Dynamics I & II

  1. Wind variables (7:01)
  2. Kinematics 1 (6:35)
  3. Taylor series expansion (7:29)
  4. Kinematics 2 (11:51)
  5. Coordinate systems (11:41)
  6. Total derivative (Reference frames) (11:43)
  7. Total derivative in other coordinates (11:10)
  8. Forces (overview) (8:47)
  9. Pressure gradient force (12:16)
  10. Gravitational force (5:47)
  11. Centripetal acceleration (16:51)
  12. Centrifugal force (8:57)
  13. Effective gravity (10:23)
  14. Coriolis force (11:39)
  15. Coriolis force for zonal velocity (13:04)
  16. Coriolis force for zonal velocity cont. (10:53)
  17. Coriolis force for vertical and meridional velocity (17:16)
  18. Coriolis force equations (11:33)
  19. Horizontal equations of motion  (19:20)
  20. Geostrophic wind (15:54)
  21. Ageostrophic wind (7:04)
  22. Geostrophic wind equations (6:06)
  23. Thermal wind 1 (7:51)
  24. Thermal wind 2 (13:27)
  25. Thermal wind 3 (15:49)
  26. Gradient Wind (13:22)
  27. Gradient vs. Geostrophic wind (14:19)
  28. Cyclostrophic wind (7:24)
  29. Circulation (6:58)
  30. Circulation and vorticity on a plane (6:36)
  31. Examining changes in circulation  (9:22)
  32. Circulation in a barotropic atmosphere (12:32)
  33. The vorticity equation (11:55)
  34. Continuity in height coordinates (13:54)
  35. Continuity in pressure coordinates (13:53)
  36. Vertical motion 1 (10:55)
  37. Thermodynamics Review (7:46)
  38. Vertical motion 2 (8:04)
  39. Quasi-Geostrophic Omega equation (14:19)
  40. Differential vorticity advection (14:13)
  41. Laplacian of temperature advection (12:03)
  42. Trenberth form of the Q-G Omega equation (11:12)
  43. Geopotential height tendency (10:55)
  44. Q-vectors (13:37)