Accession Number:

ADA050310

Title:

The Distance between a Point and an Ellipsoid.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

BALLISTIC RESEARCH LABS ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

The method of the calculus of variations is used to determine the distance from any point, not in a coordinate plane, to the surface of an ellipsoid. The distance from any point in the coordinate plane to the surface of an ellipsoid is formulated by the method of Lagrange multipliers. A computer program has been developed to compute this distance. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE