9781584888307

Physical Oceanography: A Mathematical Introduction with MATLAB

  • ISBN 13:

    9781584888307

  • ISBN 10:

    158488830X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 04/20/2012
  • Publisher: Chapman & Hall/

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Summary

Physical Oceanography with MATLAB provides an introduction to the fundamental analytical and computational tools necessary for modeling ocean currents, focusing on partial differential equations (PDEs) of geophysical fluid dynamics (GFD). Requiring only a basic familiarity with advanced engineering mathematics, the text presents topics, such as multivariate calculus and the integral theorems of Gauss and Stokes, in the context of fluid dynamics. MATLAB® is used throughout the book in the exercises as well as in the development of the mathematics. The author discusses current research problems in the mathematical ocean modeling community and features computational projects at the end of every chapter, ranging from elementary (box models of basins) to intermediate (quasi-geostrophic and multilayer). A CD-ROM containing all MATLAB programs accompanies the text.

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