課  號:AP6052
課程名稱:降水物理
     Precipitation Physics
必選修別:選修
上課時間:( ) 1-4 pm
上課地點:科二館 802 教室
授課老師:楊明仁 副教授

授課內容:The physical processes of precipitation, one of the key components of earth’s hydrological cycle, will be introduced and discussed in the class.  Examples of important precipitation phenomena over the Taiwan area, such as Mei-Yu fronts, mesoscale convective systems, and typhoons will be demonstrated and discussed.

課程大綱:

1.      Introduction (1.1ppt, 1.2ppt, 1.3ppt)

2.      Observed properties of clouds (Chapter5: text, Paluch diagram, solution, and ppt)

3.      Formation of cloud droplets (Chapter6: text, solution, and ppt)

4.      Droplet growth by condensation (Chapter7: text, solution, and ppt)

5.      Initiation of rain in nonfreezing clouds (Chapter8: text, solution, and ppt)

6.      Formation and growth of ice crystals (Chapter9: text, solution, and ppt)

7.      Rain and snow (Chapter10: text, solution, and ppt)

8.      Weather radar (Chapter11: text, solution, and ppt)

9.      Precipitation processes (Chapter12: text , solution, and ppt)

10.  Microphysics parameterization (Lin et al. 1983; paper and handout)


教科書/參考書

1.      Roger and Yau: A Short Course on Cloud Physics, Pergamon Press, 1989, 3rd ed. (Textbook)

2.      Robert A. Houze: Cloud Dynamics, Academic Press, 1993, 573 pp.

3.      王寶貫:雲物理學,渤海堂文化公司印行1997.


授課方式: n講授    n研討
評量方式: Homework (40%), Mid-term (30%), Final (30%)