10537
EXPLORE
LATEST
ABOUT
AUTHORING AREA
PARTICIPATE
Your browser does not support JavaScript or it may be disabled!
Rolling a Disk on a Curve
This Demonstration shows a disk rolling up and down a spline curve defined by locators. You can change the number and position of the locators.
Contributed by:
Jaime Rangel-Mondragon
THINGS TO TRY
Drag Locators
Create and Delete Locators
SNAPSHOTS
RELATED LINKS
Spline
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
PERMANENT CITATION
"
Rolling a Disk on a Curve
" from
the Wolfram Demonstrations Project
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/RollingADiskOnACurve/
Contributed by:
Jaime Rangel-Mondragon
Share:
Embed Interactive Demonstration
New!
Just copy and paste this snippet of JavaScript code into your website or blog to put the live Demonstration on your site.
More details »
Download Demonstration as CDF »
Download Author Code »
(preview »)
Files require
Wolfram
CDF Player
or
Mathematica
.
Related Demonstrations
More by Author
Rolling a Coin inside a Circle
Chris Gadzinski
Cumulative Area under a Cycloid versus the Area of Its Rolling Circle
Ken Caviness
Generating a Cardioid V: Rolling a Hoop
Jaime Rangel-Mondragon
Generating a Cardioid I: One Circle Rolling around Another
Jaime Rangel-Mondragon
Rolling Circles
Sándor Kabai
Watt's Curve
Jay Warendorff
Caustics Generated by Rolling Circles
Todd Will and Jeff Boyle
Rolling a Coin around a Coin
Daniel Lichtblau
Caustics from Radiants at Finite Distance Generated by Rolling Circles
Todd Will and Jeff Boyle
Conic Section as Bézier Curve
Isabelle Cattiaux-Huillard and Gudrun Albrecht
Related Topics
Curves
Plane Geometry
Puzzles and Recreations: Intermediate
School Puzzles and Recreations
Browse all topics
Note: To run this Demonstration you need Mathematica 7+ or the free Mathematica Player 7EX
Download or upgrade to
Mathematica Player 7EX
I already have
Mathematica Player
or
Mathematica 7+