Introduction to Astrophysical and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Fall 2009
This course is being offered to students of the 5th and 7th semesters at IISER Pune. It is being taught by Dr Prasad Subramanian from IISER Pune, Prof Dipankar Bhattacharya from IUCAA and Dr R Krishnan from IITM.
Here is the general outline and schedule for the course (post-swine flu shutdown).
The following is the list of books/resource materials that will be used:
Prof Jean Eilek's lecture notes for the basics of fluid mechanics.
Fluid Mechanics, Landau & Lifshitz
The Physics of Fluids and Plasmas, Arnab Rai Choudhuri
An Invitation to Astrophysics, T. Padmanabhan
An Introduction to Dynamical Meteorology, James R Holton
Atmospheric Science: An Introductory Survey, Wallace and Hobbs
Physics of the Climate, Abraham Oort
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Joseph Pedloski
Atmosphere-Ocean Dynamics, Adrian G Gill
Here is page 1 and page 2 of the problem set for the astrophysical applications module.
Here is lecture A, lecture B, lecture C, lecture D, lecture E, lecture F and lecture G from Dr Krishnan. (Geophysical fluid dynamics module).