spherical coordinate


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spherical coordinate
The spherical coordiantes of point P are (r, φ, θ).

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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A pressure distribution equation can also be derived for the compressive flow field in a spherical coordinate system and its dimensionless form is expressed as follows:
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(19) we investigate solutions in the approximation a ~ r (r being the radial spherical coordinate), which implies [r.sup.2]/b << 1 from Eq.
In the GLMT framework, the incident Gaussian beam field including the electric and the magnetic fields can be described by the Bromwich Scalar Potentials (BSP) in the spherical coordinate system (r, [theta], [phi]) [10-12].
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In a traditional spherical coordinate system, the azimuth (rotation angle) of the object is defined as the angle between the direction of the projected object on the horizon and the north.
For ease of calculation, latitude and longitude as spherical coordinate can be transformed into rectangular coordinate by the algorithm [17].
The basis of calibration is to establish three coordinate systems: a panoramic coordinate system, a PTZ coordinate system, and a spherical coordinate system.
When a metal particle passes radially above the spiral planar coil, peak inductance change appears in the metal particle located at the axis of the coil in a spherical coordinate system (R, 0,0) as shown in Figure 2.
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