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