Quaternion Identities

  • F. Landis Markley
  • John L. Crassidis
Part of the Space Technology Library book series (SPTL, volume 33)


The purpose of this chapter is to present a collection of vector and quaternion identities that are useful for control and estimation computations. Many of them used throughout this text. Several appear in Chap.  2 but are repeated here for convenience.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Landis Markley
    • 1
  • John L. Crassidis
    • 2
  1. 1.Attitude Control Systems Engineering BranchNASA Goddard Space Flight CenterGreenbeltUSA
  2. 2.Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringUniversity at Buffalo State University of New YorkAmherstUSA

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