Register to reply

Calculating Reflection angle in a 2D plane.

by becka221
Tags: angle, plane, reflection
Share this thread:
becka221
#1
Jan7-13, 08:21 AM
P: 2
Im trying to calculate the refelction angle of 2 points in a 2d plane, but not the same distance away from the reflection surface, and I'm drawing a blank.

Any help would be hugely appreciated.
Phys.Org News Partner Physics news on Phys.org
Physical constant is constant even in strong gravitational fields
Physicists provide new insights into the world of quantum materials
Nuclear spins control current in plastic LED: Step toward quantum computing, spintronic memory, better displays
jtbell
#2
Jan7-13, 08:55 AM
Mentor
jtbell's Avatar
P: 11,875
Quote Quote by becka221 View Post
refelction angle of 2 points in a 2d plane


Can you provide some more description of your problem?
becka221
#3
Jan7-13, 09:03 AM
P: 2
If I know x and y, how can i calculate x1 and x2 or 0?
Attached Thumbnails
diagram.png  


Register to reply

Related Discussions
Maximum angle of inclined plane before falling off the plane Classical Physics 3
Vectors. Calculating Weight (N) of Plane with force and angle of take off Introductory Physics Homework 1
Reflection in a plane Calculus & Beyond Homework 3
Angle of incidence, angle of refraction and angle of reflection Introductory Physics Homework 1
How To Propogate Uncertainties (Angle of Incidence and Angle of Reflection) General Physics 4