direction cosine


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direction cosine

[də′rek·shən ′kō‚sīn]
(engineering)
In tracking, the cosine of the angle between a baseline and the line connecting the center of the baseline with the target.
(mathematics)
The cosine of one of the direction angles of a line in space.
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The Direction Cosine (Cosine angle) of first object (hemisphere) about axis of x, about axis of y, about axis of z respectively are Cos ([[alpha].
Find the actual direction cosine between hemisphere and cubide.
if Boundary Direction Cosine (BDC) of normal are L, M, N then [L.
It is must that direction cosine should be directly proportional to direction ratio.
It would be straight line because during the perfect offsetting Boundary Direction Cosine of both objects equal
2] are the direction cosines of object PQ and RS respectively and T1T2 is the shortest distance.

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