Accession Number : AD0759392
Title : On Solving the Spherical Transfer Equation,
Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO
Personal Author(s) : Viik,T.
Report Date : 27 MAR 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 11
Abstract : The diffusion of photons is described by the radiation transfer equation, which in the general case is an integral-differential equation. Many approximate methods have been developed for solving this equation, yet an accurate solution has not yet been found for the case of a gray plane-parallel layer or a half-space. In the present article the author examines two approximate methods for solving the transfer equation in the spherical case.
Descriptors : (*LIGHT TRANSMISSION, ATMOSPHERES), TRANSFER FUNCTIONS, PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, INTEGRAL EQUATIONS, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS, USSR
Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE