Accession Number : ADA114366

Title :   1981 Summer Study Program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics at the Woods Hole Oceangraphic Institution Physics of Convection.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,


Personal Author(s) : Malkus,Willem V R ; Mellor,Florence K

PDF Url : ADA114366

Report Date : Nov 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 302

Abstract : Table of Contents: Physics of Convection--The History and Physics of Buoyancy in Fluids, Small Nondissipative Motions and the Anelastic Approximation, Convective Equilibrium and the Warm-Up Problem, Quasianelasticity, Dissipative Boussinesq Dynamics, Convection on Very Large Horizontal Scales; Mildly Boussinesq Convection with Fixed Flux; Double Convection, Reconstitution Method for a Simple Example and the Long Buoyancy Wave, Long Bouyancy Waves and Solar Variability, A Geometrical View of Dynamical Systems, and Seminars and Abstracts of Seminars.

Descriptors :   *Fluids, *Buoyancy, *Fluid dynamics, Symposia, Abstracts, Geophysics, Elastic properties, Convection, Turbulence, Gravity waves, Cascades(Fluid dynamics), Statistical analysis

Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE