Sinusoidal Spirals

Requires a Wolfram Notebook System

Interact on desktop, mobile and cloud with the free Wolfram CDF Player or other Wolfram Language products.

Requires a Wolfram Notebook System

Edit on desktop, mobile and cloud with any Wolfram Language product.

Sinusoidal spirals are given by the equation , where s is rational. They are not spirals; perhaps the name comes from the similar form of the equation for the logarithmic spiral, . Change the values of s and a to see the various resulting curves, including hyperbolas, parabolas, cardioids, and lemniscates.

Contributed by: Rob Morris (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


Snapshots


Details

detailSectionParagraph


Feedback (field required)
Email (field required) Name
Occupation Organization
Note: Your message & contact information may be shared with the author of any specific Demonstration for which you give feedback.
Send