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Calculate area of shape in square meters



a = area(shape) calculate area of the shape in units sq.m.


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Create a rectangle with a length of 0.15 m, and a width of 0.15 m.

r  = antenna.Rectangle('Length',0.15,'Width',0.15);

Create a second rectangle with a length of 0.05 m, and a width of 0.05 m. Set the center of the second rectangle at half the length of the first rectangle r.

n = antenna.Rectangle('Center',[0.075,0],'Length',0.05,'Width',0.05);

Create and view a notched rectangle by subtracting n from r.

rn  = r-n;

Calculate the area of the notched rectangle.

ans = 0.0212

Input Arguments

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Shape created using custom elements and shape objects of Antenna Toolbox™, specified as an object handle.

Example: c = area(rectangle) where rectangle is created using antenna.Rectangle object.

Introduced in R2017a