Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ESCI 460 - GEOL & GEOPHYS FLUID DYNAMICS

Long Title: GEOLOGICAL AND GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS
Department: Earth/Environmnt/Planetary Sci
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): MATH 211 AND MATH 212
Description: Advanced course in the foundations of fluid mechanics and its application to Earth science. Aspects of continuum mechanics, heat and mass transfer, and the rheologic behavior of materials will be covered in developing the fundamental laws that describe fluid motion. Applications include atmospheric dynamics, mantle and lithospheric dynamics, and hydrogeology. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ESCI 660. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ESCI 460 if student has credit for ESCI 660.