angle of incidence


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Synonyms for angle of incidence

the angle that a line makes with a line perpendicular to the surface at the point of incidence

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Therefore, the manufactured FSS exhibits a stable performance in terms of the angle of polarisation and the angle of incidence.
To investigate such mechanisms more accurately, wind flow patterns around the C-shaped building are being studied for different angle of incidences varying from 0[degrees] to 180[degrees] at an interval of 30[degrees] using the CFD technique.
The period of this pattern at normal incidence is half of the wavelength and is inversely proportional to the cosine of the angle of incidence diverging at grazing incidence.
In Figure 9, we plot the transmission and reflection results for both polarizations at the angle of incidence of 30 and 60 degrees.
In particular, a beam which penetrates the top rubber layer and enters a void must exit the cavity ceiling at the angle of incidence (Figure 7(b)), which therefore implies total transmission by the time reversal of the Brewster property.
Disregarding hooks, simple principles of physics and trigonometry (angle of incidence equals angle of reflection) show that a serve hit from the short line 16 feet from the front wall will reach a point at the long line (34 feet from the front wall) over a lateral range of 31 feet, although the width of the court is just 20 feet.
c) The angle of incidence is equal to the angle of reflection
f) angle of incidence [theta] is the angle between the beam radiation on a surface (collector) and the normal to that surface;
Because, in perspective projection it is impossible to project entire hemisphere on a fine image plane, fisheye lens model fulfills the principle that, in the ideal case, the distance between image point and principal point is linearly dependent on the angle of incidence of incoming ray (Fig.
There seems to be a critical angle of incidence determining whether a bullet dives down into the water or bounces off into the stratosphere.
As the angle of incidence increases, the angle of refraction approaches 90[degrees] to the normal.
The angle of incidence, i, at this point is therefore 0 + 15[degrees] = 20[degrees].