Angle of Incidence


The angle of incidence of a ray to a surface is measured as the difference in angle between the ray and the normal vector of the surface at the point of intersection.

See also

Angle, Angle of Attack

This entry contributed by Wiktor K. Macura

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Macura, Wiktor K. "Angle of Incidence." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource, created by Eric W. Weisstein.

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