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Re: General--Transformation of coordinates(from carteseian to polar)

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  • Subject: [mg69034] Re: [mg69003] General--Transformation of coordinates(from carteseian to polar)
  • From: "Adriano Pascoletti" <pascolet at dimi.uniud.it>
  • Date: Sun, 27 Aug 2006 01:24:14 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

madhukarrapaka at yahoo.com wrote ..
> Hello friends,
> 
> Is there any built in function for coordinate transformation(Cartesian
> to polar; Cartesian to Spherical) in MATHEMATICA.  Or shall we write our
> own program to do this transformation.
> 
> Thanks in advance.
> 
> 
> 
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> 
> 

Load the standard package Calculus`VectorAnalysis` and use CoordinatesToCartesian[..., Spherical]

In[1]:=<<Calculus`VectorAnalysis`

In[2]:=
CoordinatesToCartesian[{r, a, b}, Spherical]

Out[2]=
{r*Cos[b]*Sin[a], r*Sin[a]*Sin[b], r*Cos[a]}

Adriano Pascoletti


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