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Entry: Solid Angle

URI: http://registry.it.csiro.au/def/qudt/1.1/qudt-quantity/SolidAngle

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submitted bySimon Cox

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date submitted 10 Aug 2015 10:20:31.964
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entity Solid Angle
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item class quantity kind | space and time quantity kind
label Solid Angle
notation SolidAngle
register qudt quantity
status status experimental
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account name simon.cox@csiro.au
name Simon Cox

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description The solid angle subtended by a surface S is defined as the surface area of a unit sphere covered by the surface S's projection onto the sphere. A solid angle is related to the surface of a sphere in the same way an ordinary angle is related to the circumference of a circle. Since the total surface area of the unit sphere is 4*pi, the measure of solid angle will always be between 0 and 4*pi.
exact match solid angle | solid angle
generalization Angle
label Solid Angle
type space and time quantity kind | quantity kind

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