# Sample volume assuming transmitted energy in Gaussian beam shape

### Description

`GeometrySampleVolGauss`

returns the sample volume assuming
transmitted energy in Gaussian beam shape.
From Rinehart (1997), Eqn 5.4

### Usage

1 | ```
GeometrySampleVolGauss(r, bwH, bwV, pLength)
``` |

### Arguments

`r` |
Range from radar to point of interest [m] |

`bwH` |
Horizontal beamwidth [deg] |

`bwV` |
Vertical beamwidth deg] |

`pLength` |
Pulse length [m] |

### Value

`sVol` |
Sample Volume [m^3] |

### Author(s)

Jose Gama

### Source

Nick Guy, 2014 PyRadarMet - Python Fundamental Calculations in Radar Meteorology https://github.com/nguy/PyRadarMet

R. E. Rinehart, 1997 Radar for Meteorologists Rinehart Publishing

### References

Nick Guy, 2014 PyRadarMet - Python Fundamental Calculations in Radar Meteorology https://github.com/nguy/PyRadarMet

R. E. Rinehart, 1997 Radar for Meteorologists Rinehart Publishing

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