**ATMS 117 Homework (return to main page)
(HW1, HW2, HW3, HW4, HW5, HW6, HW7, HW8)**

Homework style example.

See this calendar also for the problem sessions dates and times too. Plan on attending a problem session.

TAs are Josh and Bryan on Friday from 1 pm until 5 pm. Meeting place is Leifson Physics RM 113 and/or RM 114.

**Homework 8 **.

Read chapter 8. This is a major chapter at the heart of Atmospheric Sciences. Read multiple times if you need to for optimal learning to occur.

Chapter 8 homework:

a. Questions for thought: 2, 3, 5, and 14.

b. Problems and exercises: 3 and 7.

c. We will do problem 2, Problems and Exercises, in class together, and you can add it to your notebook.

d. For your notebook do questions for review problems 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 20, 21, and 23.

Chapter 7 homework:

a. Problems and exercises: 1 and 3.

b. Questions for thought: 1 and 6.

c. For your notebook do questions for review 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 18, and 20.

Chapter 6 homework:

a. Problems and exercises: 1 and 4. You can print out and use the skew T log P graph for these problems, or do calculations, or both :).

We will do problems 5 and 6 together in class, and you should put them in your notebook as well.b. For your notebook do questions for review 1 - 22.

Chapter 5 homework:

OPTION 1:

a. Questions for thought: 1, 3, 5, 13, 14.

Problems and exercises: 2.

OPTION 2:

You can take 5 photographs of different cloud types and describe them by the time, day, and place you observed them as well as the type of cloud and anything else special about them. It is especially useful and helpful to take photos of clouds with color of them, color due to events like rain (rainbow), cirrus cloud (halos and sundogs), lenticular clouds (cloud irridescence), and water droplet containing clouds (corona). You can either print this assignment out, or use webCT to accomplish it.

Required for all

b. For your notebook do questions for review 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 14, and 19.

Chapter 4 homework:

a. Use the humidity calculator to make a table of values of moist air density in units of kg/m3

(same values when expressed as grams/liter) and mixing ratio in units of g/kg (the calculator uses kg/kg)

for air at temperature T=20 C, and for the dew point temperatures of 0 C, 5 C, 10 C, and 20 C.

Observe the range of mixing ratios you have observed.

Answer the following question: Is moister air more or less dense than drier air at the same temperature? Why?

b. For your notebook do questions for review 4, 6, 7, 9, 10, 14, 17, 19, 20, and 21.

**Homework 3 **. **DUE Monday February 28th.**

Read chapter 3. Do problems 11 **and** 13 in the "Questions for Thought" section at the end of chapter 3. Also, in "Problems and Exercises" do problems 1 **and** 6.

Answer the ** even** questions for review numbers 2 through 28 and put them in your notebook. (questions 2, 4, 6, 8, etc, through 28).

**Homework 2 **. **DUE MONDAY February 14th. **

Read chapter 2. Do problems 1 **and** 9 in the "Questions for Thought" section at the end of chapter 2. Also, in "Problems and Exercises" do problems 1 **and** 4.

Answer the questions for review numbers 1 through 18 and put them in your notebook. (questions 1 through 18).

**Homework 1**. * DUE MONDAY JANUARY 31st.* Read chapter 1. Do problems 1 through 3 in the "Questions for Thought" section at the end of chapter 1.

Also answer all the questions for review and put them in your notebook. (questions 1 through 28). View the questions here: part 1, part 2.