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Rodrigues' axis-angle rotation

version 1.0.1 (1.64 KB) by Soumitra Sitole
The script shows how to rotate vectors in space about an axis through the origin as well as any arbitrary axis


Updated 03 Jan 2020

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Includes 2 code blocks. The first one uses the Rodrigues' formula to rotate a vector in space around an axis. The second block can be used to perform rotations about an arbitrary axis
1) Rotates a vector in 3D space about an axis passing through the origin
2) Rotates a vector in 3D space about an arbitrary axis
Can be used for generating cones in space since in the stated example the axis of rotation and the rotation vector have a common origin

Cite As

Soumitra Sitole (2022). Rodrigues' axis-angle rotation (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2019b
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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