EP 711: Computational Atmospheric Dynamics (Fall 2014)

Jonathan B. Snively

Office: CoAS Bldg., 319.05

EP711: CoAS 501, T/Th, 3:45--5:00

Course Files:

Class Homework Assignments:

Lecture Note Presentations:

Sample Codes:

Note that these are written for readability and not maximum matlab performance! Indeed, they are loaded with "for" loops, a programming technique more appropriate for FORTRAN 77. Note that examples from Spring 2012 may be slightly different, or even in some cases "better". Also note that they will likely contain bugs, quirks, inconsistencies, and general stupidity. Feel free to make improvements and subit corrections.

References and Suggested Texts:

Methods for Geophysical and Atmospheric Problems:
Durran, D., Numerical Methods for Fluid Dynamics, 2nd Ed., Springer, 2010.
Jacobson, M. Z., Fundamentals of Atmospheric Modeling, 2nd Ed., Cambridge, 2005.
Potter, D., Computational Physics, 1st Ed., Wiley, 1973

General Numerical Methods (FD, FV):
LeVeque, R. L., Finite Volume Methods for Hyperbolic Problems, 1st Ed., Cambridge, 2002.
LeVeque, R. L., Finite Difference Methods for Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations, 1st Ed., SIAM, 2007.
LeVeque, R. L., Numerical Methods for Conservation Laws, 2nd Ed., ETH, 2005.
Richtmeyer, R. D., and K. W. Morton, Difference Methods for Initial Value Problems, 2nd Ed., Wiley Interscience, 1967.
Toro, E. F., Riemann Solvers and Numerical Methods for Fluid Dynamics: A Practical Introduction, 3rd Ed., Springer, 2009.

Last Updated: 9/9/2014,

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