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Tides
(Part 39)




VI. TIDAL INSTRUMENTS AND TIDAL PREDICTION (cont.)

39. Numerical Harmonic Analysis and Prediction


In chapter iv. we have discussed the application of the numerical harmonic method to a long series of hourly observations. An actual numerical example of this analysis, with modifications to render it applicable to a short series, such as a fortnight, is given in the Admiralty Scientific Manual, 1886, where also an example of the numerical and graphical prediction of the tides may be found. The formulae used are those given in chapter v.







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