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Transforming FCC, BCC and HCP lattice types to cubes.

I was wondering if it is possible to transform the FCC, BCC and HCP into SC, or simple cubic lattices while preserving the lengths between the nodes? I would like to transform each into this: ...
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Calculating transformation from origin to point

I have an icosahedron of radius $x$ with 12 vertices at known coordinates. If I have a point at $(0,0,x)$ where $x > 0$ and a vertex of this icosahedron at $(a,b,c)$ how can I find the rotation ...
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Fitting Shape in Circle for Shape Classification

I need to classify arbitrary 2D shapes. The classification should be invariant to at least affine transform. To achieve this invariance, I decided to "normalize" each shape by fitting it to a unit ...
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correct rotation and translation matrices

I wrote a C++ program that can calculate the magnetic field $\bar{B}$ generated by a circular coil that is placed in the origin, for a given point $\bar{P}$ in 3D ...
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Rigid Motions - The product of two rotations around different points is equal to a rotation around a third point or a translation

I'm having some difficulty wrapping my head around rigid motions in a plane. In particular, I'm trying to solve this following problem: In a Euclidean plane, show that the product of two rotations ...
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Finding a Rotation Transformation from two Coordinate Frames in 3-Space

The question I'm trying to figure out states that I have 3 points P1, P2 and P3 in space. In one frame (Frame A I called it) those points are: Pa1, Pa2 and Pa3, same story for Frame B (namely: Pb1, ...
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2d rotation falls spirally inwards?

I recently started with 2d transformations in my class. I was just working with a program when I realized the formula I am using rotates the object spirally inwards. I have no idea whats over about ...