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az2broadside

Convert azimuth and elevation angle to broadside angle

Syntax

bsang = az2broadside(az)
bsang = az2broadside(az,el)

Description

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bsang = az2broadside(az) returns the broadside angle bsang corresponding to the azimuth angle, az, and zero elevation angle. All angles are in the local coordinate system.

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bsang = az2broadside(az,el) in addition, specifies the elevation angle, el.

Examples

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Return the broadside angle corresponding to 45° azimuth and 0° elevation.

bsang = az2broadside(45)
bsang =

   45.0000

Return the broadside angle corresponding to 45° azimuth and 45° elevation.

bsang = az2broadside(45,45)
bsang =

   30.0000

Return broadside angles for 10 azimuth-elevation pairs.

az = (75:5:120)';
el = (45:5:90)';
bsang = az2broadside(az,el);

Input Arguments

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Azimuth angle, specified as a scalar or vector. The azimuth angle must be within [–180 ,180]. Units are in degrees.

Example: [35;20;-10]

Elevation angle, specified as a scalar or vector. The elevation angle must be within [–90 ,90]. The dimension of el must match the dimensions of az. Units are in degrees.

Example: [5;2;-1]

Output Arguments

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Broadside angle, returned as a scalar or vector. The dimension of bsang are the same as the dimensions of az. Units are in degrees.

More About

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Broadside Angle

Broadside angles are useful in describing the response pattern of a uniform linear array (ULA).

For the definition of the broadside angle and how to convert between azimuth and elevation, and broadside angle see Broadside Angles. For definitions of the azimuth and elevation angles, see Azimuth and Elevation Angles.

Extended Capabilities

Introduced in R2011a

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