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EllipsoidMinAxFlat


Unit: SDL_geobasics
Class: none
Declaration: function EllipsoidMinAxFlat (SemiMajorAx, RecipFlattening: double): double;

The function EllipsoidMinAxFlat calculates the length of the semiminor axis of an ellipsoid which is defined by the length of its semimajor axis (parameter SemiMajorAx) and its reciprocal flattening (parameter RecipFlattening). If the reciprocal flattening is infinite (i.e. if the ellipsoid is a sphere), the parameter RecipFlattening has to be set to a zero value.


Last Update: 2012-Oct-20