drift angle


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drift angle

The angle measured in degrees between the heading of an aircraft or ship and the track made good.
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By comparing Figure 5 (c) and elastic time history analysis and response spectrum method calculated interlayer displacement angle did not exceed the allowable value of drift angle of 1 / 800, can meet the requirements of specification and transform of seismic wave interlayer displacement angle value, the overall to response spectrum curve near.
But given that this model was buckled in drift angle (rotation) of 0.
Meanwhile, the drift angle is read by looking at the number of degrees on the slide under the dot as it differs from the course.
where: L--ship length (maximum overall); B--ship width; [beta]--the drift angle of a ship while proceeding to the channel; [DELTA]K--the sway angle of the vessel along the course while heading through the channel; [b.
In fact, the yielding value of the first storey drift angle (which corresponded to yielding of BRBs at first storey) was equal to about 0.
This precision tool simultaneously records drift angle and magnetic direction of the hole.