standard artillery atmosphere

standard artillery atmosphere

[′stan·dərd är′til·ə·rē ′at·mə‚sfir]
(meteorology)
A set of values describing atmospheric conditions on which ballistic computations are based, namely: no wind, a surface temperature of 15°C, a surface pressure of 1000 millibars, a surface relative humidity of 78%, and a lapse rate which yields a prescribed density-altitude relation.
Full browser ?