By Gerald R. North,Tatiana L. Erukhimova

ISBN-10: 052189963X

ISBN-13: 9780521899635

This textbook offers a uniquely built-in process in linking either physics and chemistry to the examine of atmospheric thermodynamics. The e-book explains the classical legislation of thermodynamics, makes a speciality of numerous fluid structures, and, recognising the expanding value of chemistry within the meteorological and weather sciences, devotes a bankruptcy to chemical thermodynamics such as an summary of photochemistry. even though scholars are anticipated to have a few history wisdom of calculus, normal chemistry and classical physics, the booklet presents set-aside refresher packing containers as necessary reminders. It includes over a hundred diagrams and graphs to complement the discussions, and an analogous variety of labored examples and routines, with recommendations integrated on the finish of the publication. it truly is excellent for a single-semester complex path on atmospheric thermodynamics, and should organize scholars for higher-level synoptic and dynamics courses.

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