# spherical coordinate

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## spherical coordinate

n.
Any of a set of coordinates in a three-dimensional system for locating points in space by means of a radius vector and two angles measured from the center of a sphere with respect to two arbitrary, fixed, perpendicular directions.
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As for the disk, let us use Monte Carlo simulation to evaluate the triple integral of f(r, [theta], [phi]) over the sphere of radius R in the spherical coordinate system.
The state space model for tracking the air-to-air missile is obtained further, through combining with the nonlinear measurement equation in the radar spherical coordinate system.
For ease of calculation, latitude and longitude as spherical coordinate can be transformed into rectangular coordinate by the algorithm .
In the spherical spiral scanning, the AUT is located at the origin of a spherical coordinate system (r, [?
In the spherical coordinate system the surfaces of the upper and lower cones are defined via the equations [theta] = [[theta].
harmonized" system of spherical coordinate ([rho],[?
the angles ([theta]', [PHI]') specify the direction of observation relatively to the array element, in its local spherical coordinate system;
The basic equations in the spherical coordinate system is governed by the continuity and momentum equations in the absence of body forces:
E] due to a point charge q placed at the origin of a spherical coordinate system (r, [theta], [square box]) [0 [less than or equal to] r < [infinity]; 0 [less than or equal to] [theta] [less than or equal to] [pi]; 0 [less than or equal to] [square box] [less than or equal to] 2[pi]] is expressed in Gaussian units by:
Along with tables of Green's functions and related integrals, they cover functions for transient heat conduction in one-dimensional bodies; problems in the rectangular, cylindrical, and spherical coordinate systems; the Galerkin-based method; and the unsteady surface element method.
We then iterated through the spherical coordinate points ([[empty set].

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