Rotating Plane with Intersecting Sphere and Circle

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This Demonstration illustrates an example of the programming syntax that can be used to produce 3D graphics based on polar coordinates and one of Euler's identities ( ). The techniques presented can readily be generalized for two-dimensional applications such as in programming virtual dials.

Contributed by: Daniel G. Martinez (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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