Document Details


Title:
Experimental Verification of the Geostrophic Wind Equation
Author(s):
Sharp, J M [Department 5140]
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1952 Nov 14
Document Pages:
33 p.
Document Number(s):
SC-2575(TR); ALSNL199700000785
Originating Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
OpenNet Entry Date:
1999 Sep 28
Description/Abstract:
Test procedures, instrumentation, and results of 13 flight tests specifically designed to check the accuracy of this equation at altitudes in the vicinity of 25,000 feet for about 100 air miles and 25 minutes each. The equation permits altitude control.


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