Session 5

Lectures 13,14,15. May 1, 2009.

We discussed light scattering homework and Mie scattering code. Subsequently we talked about collection kernel based on Hocking's Ph. D., the way we calculate efficiencies from hydrodynamic forces. Next we discussed condensation processes.

Lecture 13. Light scattering homework discussion. Mie codes.

Answers to light scattering homework + Mie code (see Session 3)
Mie scattering http://www.philiplaven.com/mieplot.htm

Lecture 14. Coagulation

/files/chapter7_dropletgrowth.pdf Cotton's notes on coagulation and condensation

/files/hocking1958_phdpart2.pdf "Hocking's gap"
/files/coagulation_grant.pdf AT621 cloud physics notes based on professor L. Grant lecture

Stochastic interpretation of Smoluchowski's equation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smoluchowski_coagulation_equation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moment_(mathematics) (size distribution=probablility denisty function)

Lecture 15. Condensation

/files/condensation_grant.pdf AT621 (1982) cloud physics notes based on professor L. Grant lecture

Programs

Collision Efficiency
/files/efficiencies_flatau.pdf Program based on Hocking's (and others) hydrodynamic forces

Homework

http://clouds.wikidot.com/homework4
Due May 7, 2009.

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