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Exploring Cylindrical Coordinates
Cylindrical coordinates are an extension of the two-dimensional polar coordinates along the
-axis.
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Faisal Mohamed
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The Cartesian coordinates (
,
,
) are related to the cylindrical coordinates (
,
, z) by
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