AS 230: Mathematical Methods for Atmospheric Science

Course Number and Title: AS 230 (Mathematical Methods for Atmospheric Science)
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Number of Units: 3
Prerequisite: None

Course Description:
A survey of differential and integral calculus. Topics include partial differential equations; elliptic, parabolic, and hyperbolic equations in implicit and explicit forms; Taylor series to Nth order and finite difference approximations; and statistical methods in diffusion modeling.

Daley, R. (1993). Atmospheric Data Analysis. USA: Cambridge University Press.
Hirsch, M.W. (2003). Differential Equations, Dynamical Systems, and an Introduction to Chaos. USA: Academic Press.
Marsden, J. and Tromba, A. (2003). Vector Calculus. USA: W.H. Freeman.
Wilks, D.S. (2005). Statistical Methods in the Atmospheric Sciences (2nd ed), vol. 91. USA: Springer.

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