METR 2103

Physical Mechanics for Meteorology
Course Home Page (Fall 2000)

Lecture Time: MWR 11:30 -12:20 pm
Location: Energy Center, P207

Instructor: Dr. Ming Xue
SEC Room 1158
Tel: 325 6037
Office Hours: Mon, Fri 1:30-2:30pm, Tue 2:00-3:00pm

Teaching Assistant
Thomas Jones (
Energy Center Room 1370
Office Hours: Mon 10:30 - 11:30am, Wed, Thu 1:30-2:30pm

We will also use COG WebCT web site at
The OU Coursenet Site is at

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Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Review of Newton's Laws, Units and Dimensions, and Basic Physics

Chapter 3. The Principles of Problem Solving

Chapter 4. One Dimensional Particle Motion

Chapter 5. Review and Applications of Vectors

Chapter 6. Motion in the Two Dimensional (2-D) plane

Chapter 7. Rotating Coordinate Systems

Review for Final Exam
Answers to Final Exam