Accession Number : AD0663106

Title :   A STRETCH COMPUTER PROGRAM TO CALCULATE THE GRAVITATIONAL POTENTIAL OF THE EARTH AS A SUM OF SOLID HARMONICS.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL WEAPONS LAB DAHLGREN VA

Personal Author(s) : Royal,Rannie W.

Report Date : NOV 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : A detailed description, including flow charts, derivations of equations, input and output configurations, and FORTRAN IV program listing, is given for an IBM 7030 computer subprogram used to obtain the gravitational potential of the earth from a variable number of spherical harmonics. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GRAVITY, EARTH(PLANET)), SUBROUTINES, FLOW CHARTING, SPECIAL FUNCTIONS(MATHEMATICAL), COMPUTER PROGRAMS, POTENTIAL ENERGY, GEODESICS

Subject Categories : Geodesy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE