Functions and Analysis


Solid Angle of the Off-Axis Circle Sector

Authors: Richard J. Mathar

The solid angle of a circular sector specified by circle radius, angle of the sector, and distance of the circle plane to the observer is calculated in terms of various trigonometric and cyclometric functions. This generalizes previous results for the full circle that have appeared in the literature.

Comments: 6 Pages.

Download: PDF

Submission history

[v1] 2014-03-31 12:36:51

Unique-IP document downloads: 260 times is a pre-print repository rather than a journal. Articles hosted may not yet have been verified by peer-review and should be treated as preliminary. In particular, anything that appears to include financial or legal advice or proposed medical treatments should be treated with due caution. will not be responsible for any consequences of actions that result from any form of use of any documents on this website.

Add your own feedback and questions here:
You are equally welcome to be positive or negative about any paper but please be polite. If you are being critical you must mention at least one specific error, otherwise your comment will be deleted as unhelpful.

comments powered by Disqus