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 one year ago
how to find projection of conical surface lying along z axis on the xy plane ?????????????
 one year ago
how to find projection of conical surface lying along z axis on the xy plane ?????????????

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jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Think of shining a light down the z axis. If you have a cone, and shine a light on the very top, what kind of shadow will it cast? A circle. So the projection of a conical surface lying along the z axis is a circle on the xy plane (assuming you mean that the tip of the cone is on the z axis).

manishsatywali
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1360306137675:dw

jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yep, that will be a circle shadow :)

manishsatywali
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i m okk.with circle but want to know that if dw:1360306291929:dw

manishsatywali
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1360306412506:dw

manishsatywali
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@jtvatsim help plss

manishsatywali
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@hartnn help..........

jtvatsim
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wow... not sure on that part... sorry :( anyone else got ideas?

manishsatywali
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0basically i m working on conversion of cartesian to spherical coordinates????????????

manishsatywali
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@saifoo.khan help plss

manishsatywali
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Ashleyisakitty help plss...........

manishsatywali
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0any idea @Ashleyisakitty

manishsatywali
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@jim_thompson5910 ,@Luis_Rivera ......pls help any1

manishsatywali
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@rebeccaskell94 help

khoala4pham
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm sorry, what is the dot product of?

manishsatywali
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1360307330028:dw

khoala4pham
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I can't understand what it says do you mind typing it out?

manishsatywali
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0THETA is a constant and represents equation of cone in spherical coordinates

khoala4pham
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Are you asking for the projection of theta onto the x axis? There is no straightforward solution. in spherical polar, the conversion is x = (rho)*cos(theta)sin(phi). however, the fact that you have a unit vector for theta is confusing. The two are independent of each other. It's like comparing apples and oranges.

khoala4pham
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0For a "normal cone" the equation is typically theta = pi/4 if that helps

manishsatywali
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0plsss...........w8 i m clearing what i intended to ask @khoala4pham

manishsatywali
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1360307890501:dw

manishsatywali
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1360308115075:dw

manishsatywali
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0while finding A(thetha) i m getting dw:1360308301921:dw

khoala4pham
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Please use the equations. I have no idea what these symbols mean. If your question is what is the unit vector of theta dotted with that of x, then I have no idea. The conversion of x to theta or vice versa involves a Jacobian which is computationally tedious. They are of different coordinate systems!! The mapping of x,y,z to r,theta,phi is not straightforward. It's not simply asking what i dot j is or what j dot k is. Honestly, you are asking for help but what is the question asking? The projection of a cone onto the xy plane is any number of circles. They are inherently level curves of the cone.

manishsatywali
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0see i m asking if we have to convert cartesian to spherical coordinates we need to find the A(theta) FR THATwe need projection of cone first over over the xy plane ..then its projection along x and y axis to get dot product with unit vector along x and y axis respectively.

manishsatywali
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0see the case of finding A(r) it is simple the projection of line with distance r from origin on xy plane frst........that is dw:1360308936766:dw

manishsatywali
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Hero plsssssssssssssssssssss answer

khoala4pham
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't even know what you are getting at. if you are looking for the conversion of cartesian to spherica;, x= rho*sin(phi)*cos(theta) y = rho*sin(phi)*sin(theta) z = rho*cos(phi) But the rest of your information is extremely lacking. This is some random cone in random space that can be projected in ANY way imaginable. If my light source is sufficiently far away, your projection is huge; if it's close, miniscule. There is no way to pinpoint one. You HAVE to specify at least a level curve or SOME CHARACTERISTIC of the cone. The equation theta = 1, theta = 2, theta = 3 are all cones. You are overcomplicating this problem if I am to understand correctly. Project it onto x and then onto y and take the vector sum. But you can't use spherical and cartesian at the same time! It's like calculating velocity in miles per hour and getting distance in kilometers without converting...it doesn't work.

manishsatywali
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but in my book answers are :dw:1360309534965:dw.................anyway thanks fr d help

khoala4pham
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'd dare say that is incorrect. for the first unit vector, by virtue of being a unit vector, it has to be <1,0,0>, <0,1,0>, <0,0,1>. Ax and Ay (if this is your notation) is <1,0,0> and <0,1,0>. One of those two dot products MUST equal zero.
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