Fall 2016

OCEA 4250/5250

Acoustical Oceanography
This course covers the basic theory of acoustics in fluids, sound propagation and scattering in the ocean environment, and the applications to acoustic remote sensing of the ocean interior and seabed. Topics include: normal modes; ray theory; ambient noise, scattering from particles, bubbles and biota; sonar theory and operation; and acoustic inversions.

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Winter 2016

OCEA 4311/5311 & PHYC 4311/5311

Fluid Dynamics I
An introduction to the theory of fluid dynamics, with some emphasis on geophysically important aspects. Contents: tensor mathematics, flow kinematics, equations of motion, viscous flow, potential flow, convection, turbulence, and basic aerodynamics. Occasional reference will be made to current research topics, especially those in Physical Oceanography.

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