Home | Schedule | Links | Students |
Meetings: Monday and Wednesday 5:00-6:15 in 105 Robinson (Newark) and 203 Cannon (Lewes)
- NEWS Feb.-19: Added Group Velocity lecture
- NEWS Feb.-17: First Homework due Feb.-24, 20020
- NEWS Feb.-13: Updated Lecture Notes Waves02 with corrections
Instructor: Andreas Münchow
Goal: Provide each student with an understanding of the general principles of wave mechanics, kinematics, and dynamics as well as their applications to surface gravity waves, acoustic waves, electromagnetic waves, and large scale geophysical waves.
Format: This is lecture-style class.
- 1. Plane Waves - Unforced, acoustics
- 2. Surface Gravity Waves - Forced, homogeneous
- 3. Internal Gravity Waves - Forced, stratified
- 4. Shallow Water Waves - Boundaries
- 5. Geophysical Waves - Vorticity
- 6. Nonlinear wave forms
Grading: 40% homework problems, 40% final exams, 20% contributions to in-class discussions.
Exam: Comprehensive Final
- Chapman, D.C. and P. Malanotte-Rizzoli, 1989: Wave Motions in the Ocean presented to Myrl C. Hendershot, unpublished document, 174 pp.
- Feddersen, F., 2018: Waves in the ocean - linear treatment. Unpublished notes at http://falk.ucsd.edu
- Gill, A.E., 1982: Atmosphere-Ocean Dynamics, Academic Press Inc., Orlando, FL, 662 pp.
- Kundu, P.K., 1990: Fluid Mechanics, Academy Press, New York, NY, 503 pp.
- Lighthill, J., 1978: Waves in Fluids, Cambridge Press, New York, NY, 503 pp.
- NEWS Feb.-12: Posted Syllabus with correct class web-page
- NEWS Feb.-11: Posted Syllabus
- NEWS Feb.-07: Moved class room to accommodate Lewes Students
Last updated: Wed Feb 19 12:28:28 EST 2020