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By Masaki Satoh

ISBN-10: 3540426388

ISBN-13: 9783540426387

This booklet describes the tools used to build common circulate types (GCMs) of the ambience, and the way such types practice in purposes in relation to the true weather and environmental structures. half 1 summarizes the actual tactics concerned; half 2 covers atmospheric buildings; half three outlines uncomplicated steps for developing GCMs. comprises an appendix with easy info and mathematical formulae to let readers to build GCMs for themselves.

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1 lists the frequencies of interest for various meteorological radar applications. 22 Dual Wavelength Radar A radar operating at two different wavelengths can be used to observe the same target synchronously (Sulakvelidze and Dadali 1968, Heymsfield and Jameson 1981). For instance, if 10 and 3 cm radiation is used simultaneously, raindrops, which are usually less than 5 mm in diameter will scatter according to the Rayleigh law at both wavelengths. But in the case of hail the diameter is comparable to the 3 cm wavelength and Mie scattering will occur.

Because of the high voltage, arcing can occur inside the tube. Hence a new magnetron is normally subjected to an ageing process by gradually increasing the high voltage applied. The peak power radiated, P" increases with the high voltage. 36) Du being called the duty cycle of the magnetron. P, here is that measured at the magnetron output. What is radiated by the antenna may be less as there will be some loss between the magnetron and the antenna Early magnetrons were prone to frequent failure and instability in frequency of operation.

The far field is taken to start at the distance 2D 2/ Afrom the antenna where D is the dimension of the antenna and A the wavelength. The same pattern applies when the antenna is used for reception of signals. Similarly, if there are several such antennas placed along a line or in the form of a square or circular array and the magnitudes and phases of current in each antenna are different, the field at any point will be the resultant of the individual fields. The radiation from a horn or reflector can also be considered to be made up of contributions from various points on the antenna, which may have different magnitudes or phases.

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