Course Code: EST 301

Course Title : Environmental Physics

Weekly Class and Application Hours:3-0

Short Course Description: This course provides knowledge on the Atmospheric System (composition and distribution by height),Temperatureprofile, Atmospheric regions, Hydrostatic equation – atmospheric applications, deviations by height, humidity parameters, Atmospheric dynamics:Stability – Instability. Great importance will be given on the clouds: types, mechanisms of formation, condensation, and artificial condensation,also the equations of gas motion, the general atmospheric circulations and environmental impact

Textbook and Supplementary Books::

  1. Introduction to Environmental Physics: Planet Earth, Life and Climate By: Peter Hughes, N.J. Mason

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95%compulsory