On the calculation of euler angles from a rotation matrix

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Abstract

The problem of deriving Euler angles from a proper rotation matrix illustrates how a reformulation of the matrix elements renders obvious the nature of the non-uniqueness of the solution, and exposes the degenerate case that requires special treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)335-337
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology
Volume17
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986

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Euler Angles
Rotation matrix
Nonuniqueness
Reformulation

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  • Mathematics (miscellaneous)
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Education

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In: International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, Vol. 17, No. 3, 01.01.1986, p. 335-337.

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