Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Acceleration Due to Gravity at any Latitude and Elevation

  • Jan W. Gooch
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_85

n If φ is the latitude and H the elevation in centimeters the acceleration in cgs units is, g = 980.616 − 2.5928 cos 2φ + 0.0069 cos2 2φ − 3.086 × 10−6 H (Helmert's equation).

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA