Cuboids

Two separate cuboids with different orientation in space. Determine the angle between them, knowing the direction cosine matrix for each separate cuboid. u1=(0.62955056, 0.094432584, 0.77119944) u2=(0.14484653, 0.9208101, 0.36211633)

Result

a =  62.78 °

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Showing 1 comment: Matikar
use scalar products to determine angle between two 3D vectors (if direction cosines gives -> its unit vectors) To solve this example are needed these knowledge from mathematics:

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