Accession Number : AD0274460

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

Corporate Author : ARMY ORDNANCE MISSILE COMMAND REDSTONE ARSENAL AL

Personal Author(s) : ESSENWANGER, OSKAR M.

Report Date : 15 FEB 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 1

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)

Descriptors :   *WIND, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS.

Subject Categories : Aerodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE