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On the Measure of Solid Angles

by Folke Eriksson (University of Gothenburg Sweden)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
June, 1990

Subject classification(s): Spheres | Solid Geometry | Geometry and Topology | Vectors in R3 | Linear Algebra | Algebra and Number Theory
Applicable Course(s): 4.9 Geometry | 3.8 Linear/Matrix Algebra | 3.3 Mainstream Calculus III, IV

The author revisits formulas of measuring solid angle that he could find only in century-old literatures, and provides modern versions of the proofs.

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Capsule Course Topic(s): Multivariable Calculus | Vector Operations
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