### Curriculum

#### B.Sc. (Honours) in Meteorology

Students who majoring in physics when passed second year with GPA 4 or GPA greater than 4 are eligible to attend B.Sc. (Honours) class specialized in meteorology for three more years. After finished successfully, they earn B.Sc. (Hons) degree specializing in meteorology.

### Course Descriptions

#### Met 3201: AC Circuits

The module covers Sinusoidal steady state response of circuits, and Thevenin and Norton theorems.

#### Met 3202: Electronics

The module deals with Diode applications, Special-Purpose Diodes, Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJTs), Transistors Bias Circuits, and BJT Amplifiers.

#### Met 3203: Physical Meteorology

This module is concerned with Composition of Atmosphere, Statistics and Thermodynamics of the Atmosphere, Cloud Physics, Research and Methodology.

#### Met 3204: Physical Meteorology

The module includes Phenomena of Radiation in the Atmosphere, Optical Phenomena, First Law of Thermodynamics, Precipitation from water Cloud, Research and Methodology.

#### Met 3205: Synoptic Meteorology

The module focuses on World Weather Network, Weather and Climate, Synoptic Weather Analysis, Air Masses Frontal Disturbances, Surface and Upper Air Analysis, Laboratory Exercises, Research and Methodology.

#### Met 3206: Synoptic Meteorology

The module covers Monsoon and Tropical Disturbance, General Circulation of the Atmosphere, Temperature and Pressure Analysis, Weather Forecasting, Laboratory Exercises, Research and Methodology

#### Met 3207: Dynamic Meteorology

This module familiarises students with Basic Equations, Atmospheric motion, Scale Analysis, Fundamental Forces (Pressure Gradient Force, Gravitational Force), Apparent Forces (Centrifugal Force, Gravity Force, Coriolis Force), Research and Methodology.

#### Met 3208: Dynamic Meteorology

The module enables students to be familiar with Equation of motion, Balance Motion, Basic Conservation Law, Stationary Coordinate (Natural Coordinate), Rotating Coordinate, Research and Methodology.

#### Met 3209: Electromagnetic Wave Theory

The module covers The static magnetic field of ferromagnetic materials: Magnetic dipoles and magnetization, Uniformly magnetized rod and equivalent air filled solenoid, The magnetic vectors B, H and M, Boundary relations, Tables of boundary relations for magnetic fields, Ferromagnetism, Magnetization curves, and Hysteresis. It includes Laplace’s and Poisson’s equations and boundary value problems: Solutions of Laplace’s equations in rectangular coordinates, The parallel plate capacitors, Point by Point or interactive method, Solutions of Laplace’s equations in cylindrical and spherical coordinates, Poisson’s equation, Time-changing Electric and Magnetic Fields. It is also concerned with The relation between field and circuit theory: Maxwell’s Equations.

#### Met 3210: Electromagnetic Wave Theory

This module focuses on Plane waves in dielectric and conducting media: Plane waves and the wave equations, Solutions of the wave equations, Tables of solutions of wave equations, Phase velocity, Index of refraction, Group velocity, Impedance of dielectric media, The impedance of transmission line cell, Two plane waves traveling in opposite directions, Standing waves, Energy relation in a traveling waves, The Poynting vector, Energy relations in a standing wave, Conductors and dielectrics, Wave equations for conducting media, an Depth of penetration. It also includes Relaxation time, Impedance of conducting media, The Poynting vector in a conducting media, Circuit application of the Poynting vector, and General development of the wave equations problems.

#### Met 4201: Electronics

The module deals with Fieldâ€“Effect Transistors; FET Amplifiers, Power Amplifiers, Amplifier Frequency Response, Operational Amplifiers: Introduction to Operational Amplifier, Op-Amp Input Modes and Parameters.

#### Met 4202: Electronics

The module familiarizes students with Number Systems, Operations and codes, Logic Gates, Boolean Algebra and Logic Simplification, Combinational Logic.

#### Met 4203: Physical Meteorology

The module is concerned with Radiation, Water substances in the atmosphere, Cloud physics, Atmospheric Electricity, Research and Methodology.

#### Met 4204: Physical Meteorology

The module deals with Nature of solar Radiation, Water substances in the atmosphere, Cloud physics, Atmospheric Electricity, Thermodynamics of Dry air, Research and Methodology.

#### Met 4205: Synoptic Meteorology

The module is concerned with Synoptic data, Pressure and Wind Fields, Air Masses Fronts, Jet Streams, Synoptic systems, Development of Cyclones and Anticyclones, Laboratory Exercises, Research and Methodology

#### Met 4206: Synoptic Meteorology

The module covers Synoptic Climatology, Tropical Meteorology Synoptic Weather Analysis, Mesoscale Analysis, Monsoon Parameter, Weather Prediction, Satellite Applications, Laboratory Exercises, Research and Methodology

#### Met 4207: Dynamic Meteorology

The module covers Formation of Basic Equations, Physical Dimension and unit, Scale Analysis, Forces in Meteorology, Component of Governing Equation, Hydrostatic Equation, Research and Methodology.

#### Met 4208: Dynamic Meteorology

The module focuses on Equations of Motion of all Momentum Equation, Continuity Equation in mass Divergence and Velocity Divergence, Thermodynamic, Ideal Gas, Static Stability, Baroclinic and Barotropic Atmosphere, Research and Methodology.

#### Met 4209: Applied Meteorology

This module covers Introduction to Numerical Weather Prediction, Numerical Methods, Objective Analysis, Scale Analysis, Balanced Motions, Research and Methodology.

#### Met 4210: Applied Meteorology

The module includes Conditional Instability, Barotropic, Baroclinic and Primitive Models, Laboratory Work, Satellite Meteorology, Climate (Global/ Regional /Local), Research and Methodology.

#### Met 5201: Electronics

The module enables students to be familiar with Thyristors and other Devices, Operational Amplifiers, Basic Op-amp Applications, Oscillators, and Voltage Regulators.

#### Met 5202: Electronics

This module provides students with the knowledge of Functions of Combinational Logic, Flip-Flop and Related Devices, and Counters.

#### Met 5203: Physical Meteorology

The module deals with Disposition of solar radiation with cloudy sky, Water substances in the atmosphere, Formation of Cloud, Thermodynamics of Moist air, Research and Methodology.

#### Met 5204: Physical Meteorology

The module covers Absorption of Terrestrial Radiation, Vertical Stability of the Atmosphere, Cloud classification, Atmospheric electricity, Research and Methodology.

#### Met 5205: Synoptic Meteorology

The module is concerned with Some Synoptic Method in tropic, Fronts Models, Jet Streams, Mid-Tropospheric Cyclones, Synoptic Climatology, Weather Prediction, Satellite Applications, Laboratory Exercises, Research and Methodology.

#### Met 5206: Synoptic Meteorology

The module enables students to understand Synoptic situation of Winter Monsoon and summer monsoon, Weather Prediction, Satellite Applications, Laboratory Exercises, Research and Methodology.

#### Met 5207: Dynamic Meteorology

The module includes Thermodynamic, Potential Temperature, Entropy, Horizontal Momentum Equations, Balance Flow, Trajectories and Stream line, Thermal Wind, Kinetic method, Research and Methodology.

#### Met 5208: Dynamic Meteorology

The module covers Circulation, Vorticity, Stability, Circular Vortex, Dynamics of Synoptic and Mesoscal Phenomena, Turbulence and Diffusion, Atmospheric Waves, General Circulation, Research and Methodology.

#### Met 5209: Applied Meteorology

This module familiarizes students with Climate Classification, Climate in Myanmar, Climate Change (Global/ Regional/ Local), Research and Methodology.

#### Met 5210: Applied Meteorology

The module focuses on Satellite Meteorology, Aviation Meteorology, Hydrometeorology, Agrometeorology, Seismology, Research and Methodology

#### Met 5211: Project Assignment

The module deals with Selected Topics in Electronics, Physical Meteorology, Synoptic Meteorology, Dynamic Meteorology and Applied Meteorology.

#### Met 5212: Project Assignment

The module is concerned with Selected Topics in Electronics, Physical Meteorology, Synoptic Meteorology, Dynamic Meteorology and Applied Meteorology, and Climate Change.
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