Coordinate Systems

Part of the Springer Tracts in Modern Physics book series (STMP, volume 277)


For many problems an adapted coordinate system allows reducing the number of dimensions if chosen appropriately. A familiar example is the use of the polar coordinate system, which simplifies any circular problem independent of the polar angle. Here coordinate systems are presented, which are commonly known but have not been frequently applied for describing the fields of accelerator magnets.


Accelerator Magnets Toroidal Coordinates Global Cartesian Coordinate System Toroidal Location Circular Cylindrical Coordinates 
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  1. 1.Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und EnergieBerlinGermany

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