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OrientationAnalysis (Utilities)


This Filter is a Utility that allows the user to compute alternate representations of an orientation based on a another representation. The supported representations are:

  • Euler Angles
  • Axis Angle
  • Cubochoric
  • Homochoric
  • Orientation Matrix
  • Quaternion
  • Rodrigues

To use the utility, simply drag the filter into the pipeline area and start entering values for a representation. The other representations will be instantly calculated as shown in figure 1 below. The Axis-Angle and Rodrigues vectors are automatically normalized for the user.

Figure 1: Orientation Utility where the user has entered an Axis-Angle representation.

If the user enters invalid values for a representation, an error message will be displayed and all input fields will be marked with the NaN symbol as show in figure 2 below.

Figure 2: User has entered an out of range angle for the Axis-Angle pair.


Consistent representations of and conversions between 3D rotations D Rowenhorst, A D Rollett, G S Rohrer, M Groeber, M Jackson, P J Konijnenberg, and M De Graef Published 5 October 2015 2015 IOP Publishing Ltd Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, Volume 23, Number 8

Example Pipelines

Please see the description file distributed with this plugin.

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