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How to find Euler's angles? 
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#1
Feb613, 07:40 AM

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Hello,
I have read about Euler's angles and matrices, including zxz,zyz, etc . I am not obliged to use a specific rotation but rather I want to figure out what angles I need to use for alpha,theta, gamma in the specific matrix. For example, I have a vector from the centre with vertex x,y,z of (0,0,15), I want to rotate it to (3,12,15), what angles should I use or how can I obtain these angles ? If let's say I choose zyz, i am finding difficulties finding the corresponding angles after the first xy plane rotation. Please disregard the scaling factor and just consider the orientation. Look forward to hearing from you 


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Feb613, 08:12 AM

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Use quaternion to Euler convertion. Doing a search in Google will produce hundreds of examples. Here are just a few...
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1...andbetweenha http://www.euclideanspace.com/maths/...ernionToEuler/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convers...d_Euler_angles 


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