Lecture122.pdf - 1 2 respective components Then add the individual components there are several'standard coordinate systems to choose from in The most

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Unformatted text preview: 1 2 respective components. Then add the individual components, there are several 'standard' coordinate systems to choose from in The most commonly used is the rectangular (2-D) or Cartesian (3- other coordinate systems polar coordinates use and x and y --r is the distance from the origin to the head of the vector (i.e. the full magnitude of the vector) is the 'polar' angle, measured counterclockwise (CCW) away 2 2 be calculated in rectangular/cartesian coordinates. In 3-D, there are 2 commonly used 'angular' coordinate systems. One components. Spherical has one length and 2 angles. Cylindrical has 2 lengths and 1 angle. (in this class, we will only do 3-D calculations with cartesian coordinates) 3 4 5 ...
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  • Fall '18
  • Eichelberger
  • Physics, pH, Polar coordinate system, Coordinate systems

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