rectangular coordinates


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rectangular coordinates

[rek′taŋ·gyə·lər kō′ȯrd·ən·əts]
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Calculations were done in a local rectangular coordinate system, with origin at [phi] = 50[degrees]48', [lambda] = 16[degrees]30'.
It will also calculate deviations and feature relationships automatically, such as determining relationships between holes or patterns in polar or rectangular coordinates.
CHAPTER 5 FIELDS AND WAVES IN RECTANGULAR COORDINATES.
The Cartesian nature of the present formulation provides an excellent ability to describe aperture distribution field conformal to rectangular coordinates.
The relationship between the rectangular coordinates (a,b,c) and (a'b'c') of a point in the two systems, is established by the formula:
International reference frame ITRF is realized by geocentric rectangular coordinates of reference points of a set of stations (observatories) equipped with one or more high precision observation techniques.
In a linear IF subsystem, the four-value QPSK constellation is represented in rectangular coordinates by I and Q values.