Problem 1.51 - Given data: H= L = = 57.7 0.5 0.2 ft ft deg...

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Given data: H = 57.7 ft δ L = 0.5 ft δθ = 0.2 deg For this building height, we are to vary θ (and therefore L ) to minimize the uncertainty u H .
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Plotting u H vs θ θ (deg) u H 5 4.02% 10 2.05% 15 1.42% 20 1.13% 25 1.00% 30 0.95% 35 0.96% 40 1.02% 45 1.11% 50 1.25% 55 1.44% 60 1.70% 65 2.07% 70 2.62% 75 3.52% 80 5.32% 85 10.69% Optimizing using Solver θ (deg) u H 31.4 0.947% To find the optimum θ as a function of building height H we need a more complex Solver H (ft) θ (deg) u H 50 29.9 0.992% 75 34.3 0.877% 100 37.1 0.818% 125 39.0 0.784% 175 41.3 0.747% 200 42.0 0.737% 250 43.0 0.724% 300 43.5
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course EGN 3353C taught by Professor Lear during the Fall '07 term at University of Florida.

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Problem 1.51 - Given data: H= L = = 57.7 0.5 0.2 ft ft deg...

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