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# Atmospheric Pressure in Relation to Height and Temperature (UMAP)

### Author: Arnold J. Insel

A unit using calculus applied to the study of atmospheric pressure in relation to height and temperature. Students apply calculus to construct a mathematical model of the atmosphere.**Table of Contents:1. INTRODUCTION2. THE SIMPLIFIED MODEL**2.1 Derivation of the Formula

2.2 An Example

**3. THE MORE COMPLICATED MODEL**

3.1 Derivation of the Formula

3.2 An Example, T Varies Linearly with x

3.3 An Application to Meteorology

**4. ANSWERS TO EXERCISES**

©1980 by COMAP, Inc.

UMAP Module

16 pages

#### Mathematics Topics:

Calculus

#### Application Areas:

Physical Sciences , Atmospheric Sciences

#### Prerequisites:

Calculus (logarithms, exponentials); high school chemistry

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