Bruce Sutherland, PhD

Professor, Faculty of Science - Physics Admin

Fall Term 2021 (1770)

EAS 587 - Advanced Atmosphere-Ocean Dynamics

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-2S-0)

Synoptic-scale processes; the general circulation; turbulence; oceanic mixing; wind-driven circulation; waves in the atmosphere and ocean; baroclinic instability; tides. Class concurrent with EAS 475. Not available to students with credit in EAS 475. [Faculty of Science]

LECTURE A1 (45606)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
TH 14:00 - 15:20 (C E5-36)


EAS 475 - Dynamics of the Atmosphere and Ocean II

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-2S-0)

Synoptic-scale processes; the general circulation; turbulence; oceanic mixing; wind-driven circulation; waves in the atmosphere and ocean; baroclinic instability; tides. Prerequisites: EAS 212 and 371 or consent of instructor. [Faculty of Science]

LECTURE A1 (45602)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
TH 14:00 - 15:20 (C E5-36)


PHYS 467 - Fundamentals of Continuum Mechanics

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Cartesian tensors; stress; strain and deformation; Eulerian and Lagrangian descriptions of motions; conservation principles, Cauchy's equation of motion; constitutive relations, elasticity, plasticity, linear and nonlinear viscous fluid flow; elastic wave equation and Navier-Stokes equation; similarity, scaling and nondimensionalisation of governing equations. Applications from geophysics, materials science, oceanography, and atmospheric physics. Pre- or corequisites: MATH 337 or ECE 341, PHYS 381.

LECTURE A01 (45300)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
TH 12:30 - 13:50 (CCIS 4 285)

Winter Term 2022 (1780)

EN PH 131 - Mechanics

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-1S-3/2)

Kinematics and dynamics of particles; gravitation; work and energy; linear momentum; angular momentum; systems of particles; introduction to dynamics of rigid bodies. Prerequisites: MATH 100 or 117, and ENGG 130. Corequisite: MATH 101 or 118. Restricted to Engineering students. Other students who take this course will receive *3.0.

LECTURE EB05 (72342)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
MWF 15:00 - 15:50 (ETLC E1-003)