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On the surface area of the ellipsoid
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Math. Comp. 33 (1979), 310-314 Request permission

Abstract:

An expression is derived for the surface area of an ellipsoid in the form of a convergent series. The derivation is based upon an n-point Gauss-Chebyshev numerical quadrature. The rate of convergence and accuracy of the formula are demonstrated by computing the surface area of several ellipsoids.
References
  • Philip J. Davis and Philip Rabinowitz, Numerical integration, Blaisdell Publishing Co. [Ginn and Co.], Waltham, Mass.-Toronto, Ont.-London, 1967. MR 0211604
  • Standard Mathematical Tables, 14th ed. (S. M. Selby, Editor), The Chemical Rubber Co., Cleveland, Ohio, 1965.
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Additional Information
  • © Copyright 1979 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 33 (1979), 310-314
  • MSC: Primary 65D30; Secondary 53A05
  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1979-0514826-4
  • MathSciNet review: 514826