Construction of sundials via vectors

B. Tomas Johansson*

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Abstract

A method based on oblique projection is presented for construction of sundials. The derived formulas are classical, but usage of vectors and projections renders a coherent presentation rather than a number of special cases. The presented work is aimed to be useful for those taking a beginning module on vector algebra.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)617-628
Number of pages12
JournalInternational Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology
Volume50
Issue number4
Early online date26 Jun 2018
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 May 2019

Bibliographical note

This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis Group in International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology on [date of publication], available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/0020739X.2018.1480810

Keywords

  • Projection
  • sundial
  • vectors

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