By D.S. Parasnis
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48b) where r 1 = [(x + b/2)Z + a Z]1/Z r z = [(x - b/2)Z + aZJl/z The angle yielded by the cos - 1 term will lie between 0 and n. 6. The cos - 1 term in the above equation corresponds to the term a/(aZ + XZ) in Eq. 33). Both terms are symmetrical in x, that is, they retain their sign and magnitude if we change the sign of x. The logarithm in Eq. 48) corresponds to the term x/(aZ + Xl) in Eq. 33). These two terms are antisymmetric in x, that is, they change in sign but not in magnitude when x changes sign.
63) because Hi is also a function K. H ia needed for estimating Nahas to be calculated by solving the appropriate integral equations numerically. This is a very difficult problem and apart from bodies bounded by second-degree surfaces (for which the integral equations can be solved exactly), Hi and N have only been evaluated for very simple shapes like prisms and sheets. If, in solving the integral equations, it is assumed (contrary to fact) that Hi is uniform within a body, the corresponding N turns out to be independent of K (although not of position) and for rectangular prisms it is then expressible exactly in terms of elementary functions.
From Fig. 25b) M~ = The anomalies of a thin sheet can now be calculated by integrating the effect of elementary strips of cross-sectional area b d,. 27) + x2 where x is the distance of a point P on a profile perpendicular to the strike from the point 0 vertically above the edge of the sheet and is positive in the direction from which i' and the dip 8 are measured. It should be noted that while i' may have any value between - 90° and + 90°, 8 is to be measured from 0° to 180°. ABh is directed parallel to OP since, by symmetry, there cannot be a horizontal flux density in the strike direction.