p0316 - o F and T = 42.6 o F So z = X 50 o F − 42 6 o F...

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3.16. CHAPTER 3, PROBLEM 16 265 3.16 Chapter 3, Problem 16 Assuming the North Dakota atmosphere is accurately described by the U. S. Standard Atmosphere, the temperature varies according to T = T 0 α z = z = T 0 T α The lapse rate is α = 18.85 o R/mi = 18.85 o F/mi. Also, we are given T 0 =50
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Unformatted text preview: o F and T = 42.6 o F. So, z = X 50 o F − 42 . 6 o F 18 . 85 o F / mi ~ X 5280 ft mi ~ = 2073 ft Therefore, based on the U. S. Standard Atmosphere, we conclude that the tower’s height is 2073 feet. The actual height is 2063 feet....
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