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dc.contributor.author Dyer, Danny D. en
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-26T15:36:44Z en
dc.date.available 2010-05-26T15:36:44Z en
dc.date.issued 1973-12 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10106/2171 en
dc.description.abstract The use of the circular normal distribution (CND) to describe the behavior of random phenomena of a geophysical nature has been discussed by Crutcher [7, p. 9]. Based on the Mauchly [17] - Hsu [12] test, the harmonic dial points (the Fourier coefficients obtained from harmonic analysis of observations of periodic phenomena) representing i.) lunar semidiurnal atmospheric tides (Chapman and Lindzen [5, p. 66]), ii.) the westerly component of wind in the study of tidal oscillations in the upper atmosphere (Haurwitz [10]), and iii.) terrestrial-magnetic activity relative to solar activity (Bartels [2]) may be treated as observations from a CND. However, the "cloud" of points is often restricted to circular regions in the plane of the harmonic dial. Perhaps then, in this situation, a CND truncated outside a circular region is a more adequate distribution for the dial points. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher University of Texas at Arlington en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Technical Report;4 en
dc.subject Circular normal distribution en
dc.subject Meteorology en
dc.subject Ballistics en
dc.subject.lcsh Mathematics Research en
dc.title Truncated Circular Normal Distribution with Applications in Ballistics and Meteorology en
dc.type Technical Report en
dc.publisher.department Department of Mathematics en

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