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Perform the scale analysis of the vector equation of motion

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Perform the scale analysis of the vector equation of motion (NS) for the mesoscale conditions described below:
Velocities: u, v, w ~ 10 m/s
Horizontal distance L ~ 20 km
Vertical distance H ~ 10 km
Horizontal pressure change: δp ~ 10 mb
Vertical pressure change: δp ~ 800 mb
Air density: ρ ~ 1 kg/m3
Advective time scale: t = (L/u)
Also: Air kinematic viscosity: ν = 1.46 x 10-5 m2/s
Earth’s angular frequency of rotation: Ω = 7.27 x 10-5 s-1
Latitude: Φ = 45° (or π/4 in radians)
Earth’s radius: R = 6378 km
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Math Homework
Expert:  Mr. Gregory White replied 1 month ago.

Hi, I'm Greg. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Mr. Gregory White replied 1 month ago.

You said the test was timed... Did it start when you posted this question or is this just an example question?

Please update to know if you are still needing help since might be past the due time.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Still need help. IT'S due in a few hours. It's just this problem
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Any progress ?
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Can someone please respond