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#1 2012-12-21 02:46:23

rajinikanth0602
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solid angle

find the solid angle submitted by the ellipse with semi major axis ''a'' and semi minor axis ''b'' at  a point which is at a distance ''h'' from centre and plane of the ellipse?????

#2 2012-12-23 13:42:25

scientia
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Re: solid angle

Well, the polar co-ordinates of the ellipse is



so you're looking at a right-angled triangle with height
and base
. The solid angle is



where
.

#3 2012-12-26 00:21:45

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Re: solid angle

hi ru there?

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