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How to convert from V1,V2,V3 to E1,E2,E3

  1. Apr 6, 2012 #1
    So a professor gives me 3 vectors U1, U2, U3 then asks me to calculate

    1. Calculate the orthogonal basis vector v1,v2,v3
    2. Calculate the Orthonormal basis vectors e1,e2,e3

    How do i do question 2? how do i get the orthonormal basis from the orthogonal basis?
     
    Last edited: Apr 6, 2012
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 6, 2012 #2
    Reduce the magnitude of each of the vectors to one.; ie. e1 = v1/|v1|
     
  4. Apr 6, 2012 #3
    Thanks
     
    Last edited: Apr 6, 2012
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