David J Muraki

Simon Fraser University

Department of Mathematics

Department of Mathematics (maps)
Simon Fraser University
Department of Mathematics
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC
V5A 1S6

K 10538

778.782.4814 (office)
778.782.4947 (fax)
778.782.3331 (math office)

spring 2011 office hours:
calculus workshop hours: tuesday, 10:30-12:20
tuesday, 3-4pm

link to webct & loncapa
webct, loncapa

e-mail for students:

math 418 - partial differential equations - fall 2010
  course abstract
  sfu online
  course webpage

math 251 - calculus III - spring 2011
  sfu online
  course webpage

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recent papers & research:

Models of Non-Boussinesq Lock-Exchange Flow,
with R. Rotunno, J.B. Klemp, G.H. Bryan, J Fluid Mech (in press), 2011

Large-Amplitude Topographic Waves in 2D Stratified Flow,
J Fluid Mech (resubmitted, minor revisions), 2011

On the Dynamics of Errors in Finite-Difference Approximations for Wave Equations,
J Comp Phys (submitted), 2010

Dispersive Corrections to a Modulation Theory for Stratified Gravity Waves,
with R. Fetecau, Wave Motion, 2010

A Simple Illustration of a Spectral Cascade,
SIAM J Appl Math, 2007
(pdf article)

A Resonant Instability of Steady Mountain Waves,
with Y. Lee & D. Alexander, J Fluid Mechanics, 2007
(pdf article)

Vortex Dipoles for Surface Quasigeostrophic Models,
with C. Snyder, JAS, 2007
(pdf article)

A Spectral Analysis of Function Concatenations and its Implications for Sampling in Direct Volume Visualization,
with S. Bergner, T. Moller, D. Weiskopf, IEEE Trans. Vis. Comput. Graph., 2006
(pdf article)

Generation of Internal Waves over Sinusoidal Topography ,
with D. Aguilar & B. R. Sutherland, Deep-Sea Res. II, 2006.
(pdf article)

A Baroclinic Instability that Couples Balanced Motions and Gravity Waves,
with R. Plougonven & C. Snyder, JAS, May 2005
(pdf article)

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research & theses (link)

research activities:
les houches, workshop on geophysical & astrophysical internal waves (2011) (poster), unravelling the resonant instabilities of a stratified gravity wave
oberwolfach, atmosphere-ocean (2010) (link), a PV dynamics for rotating shallow water on the sphere
uvic seminar (2009) (link), a potential vorticity dynamics for rossby waves on the sphere
coast2coast seminar (2009) (link), Fourier spectral computing on the sphere

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today's tropopause:
washington collaborator Greg Hakim
upper level dynamics (isentropic PV & tropopause maps)


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