Accession Number:

AD0274460

Title:

ON DEFINING AND COMPUTING THE MEAN AND THE STANDARD DEVIATION FOR WIND DIRECTIONS

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY ORDNANCE MISSILE COMMAND REDSTONE ARSENAL AL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1961-02-15

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

The possibility of using wind direction data without conversion into components was investigated, and the mean value and the standard deviation data were computed. A program is described for the methods of solution and is demonstrated by using wind data for Washington, D. C., as an example. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Aerodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE