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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 12.8 (Fall 2004) 
  • Course Title:
  • Fluid Dynamics of the Atmosphere and Ocean 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. James Hansen 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 12.800 Fluid Dynamics of the Atmosphere and Ocean



    Fall 2004




    Course Highlights


    This course features lecture materials and assignments.


    Course Description


    This class introduces fluid dynamics to first year graduate students. The aim is to help students acquire an understanding of some of the basic concepts of fluid dynamics that will be needed as a foundation for advanced courses in atmospheric science, physical oceanography, ocean engineering, etc. The emphasis will be on fluid fundamentals, but with an atmosphere/ocean twist.


    Technical Requirements


    MATLAB® software is required to run the .m files found on this course site. File decompression software, such as Winzip® or StuffIt®, is required to open the .zip files found on this course site.

     

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