View previous topic :: View next topic 
Author 
Message 
Mszazynski AntennaTheory.com Newbie
Joined: 26 Dec 2017 Posts: 6


Back to top 


e.fannio Antenna Theory Regular
Joined: 12 Jul 2018 Posts: 10 Location: Naples, Italy

Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:22 pm Post subject: Re: Converting 2D angles to solid angles 


The right formula should be Omega = (Max_az  Min_az)*[cos(min_el)  cos(max_el)]
Here is the demonstration


Back to top 


admin Site Admin
Joined: 03 Jan 2007 Posts: 210

Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:26 pm Post subject: 


Yes great proof
both answers are correct though....if you define elevation as angle above horizon
e.fannio note you are using standard polar coordinates with uses angle measured off zaxis, hence the reason for change between sin and cos 

Back to top 


