
Accession Number : AD0652000
Title : QUADRATIC APPROXIMATION OF THE LOGARITHMIC FUNCTION.
Descriptive Note : Research rept.,
Corporate Author : NAVAL ORDNANCE TEST STATION CHINA LAKE CALIF
Personal Author(s) : Dunn,Eldon L.
Report Date : MAY 1967
Pagination or Media Count : 28
Abstract : Methods of fitting quadratic expressions to the function y = 20 log x between x = 0.5 and x = 100 are described. The resulting quadratics are useful in simplifying the solution of certain transcendental equations by reducing them to algebraic equations. (Author)
Descriptors : (*FUNCTIONS(MATHEMATICS), MATHEMATICS), (*ACOUSTICS, EQUATIONS), APPROXIMATION(MATHEMATICS), FUNCTIONS(MATHEMATICS), LEAST SQUARES METHOD, TRANSCENDENTAL FUNCTIONS, ANTISUBMARINE WARFARE, TABLES(DATA)
Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability
Undersea and Antisubmarine Warfare
Acoustic Detection and Detectors
Acoustics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE