AOSS 350 — Atmospheric Thermodynamics
- Instructor: Germán Martínez
Prerequisite: Math 216 or equivalent (4 credits)
Fundamentals of thermodynamics are presented, including the First, Second and Third Laws, ideal gases, adiabatic processes, phase changes, vapor pressure, humidity, and atmospheric stability. The Kinetic Theory of Gases provides a molecular perspective on the various forms of atmospheric water substance and on macroscopic phenomenology in general.