elevation angle

elevation angle

[‚el·ə′vā·shən ‚aŋ·gəl]
(electromagnetism)
The angle that a radio, radar, or other such beam makes with the horizontal.
(engineering)
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to determine the difference between the nurses' estimation of the backrest elevation angle and the actual measured backrest elevation angle
Here, [epsilon] denotes the satellite elevation angle.
4 percent, it should be noted that PRN11 was not observed due to its elevation angle, which was below the 15[degrees] elevation cutoff used in the receiver.
Elevation angle Azimuth angles Number of sound (degrees) (degrees) source locations 60 0, 60, 120, 180, 6 240, 300 30 0, 30, 60, 90, 120, 12 150, 180, 210, 240, 270, 300, 330 0 0, 30, 60, 90, 120, 12 150, 180, 210, 240, 270, 300, 330 -30 0, 30, 60, 90, 120, 12 150, 180, 210, 240, 270, 300, 330 -60 0, 60, 120, 180, 6 240, 300
In order to facilitate the alignment on a vertical level, the controller needs information about the elevation angle.
It utilizes the latitude, longitude, elevation angle, and azimuth as its inputs, in addition to eight coefficients obtained from the almanac broadcast by the satellites.
phi] is the local latitude, 8 is the current sun declination (23 degrees and 27 minutes), as is the solar elevation angle at the local noon in the summer solstice and aw is the solar elevation angle at the local noon in the winter solstice.
Scintillation effect varies as time elapses and is dependent upon frequency, elevation angle and weather conditions, especially dense cloud.
These obstacles can be described in all directions by the vertical elevation angle above the horizontal plane.
Serving with top spin must be compensated for, he said, either by stretching the height of the serve, increasing the speed, or slightly increasing the elevation angle.
Humerothoracic Elevation Angle Kinematic Variable 45[degrees] 60[degrees] Scapulothoracic 38.