Wrapping a Curve around a Sphere

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This Demonstration shows wrapping or unwrapping a polar rose curve in the plane onto the unit sphere centered at the origin .

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The function wrap2D unwraps the unit circle arc centered at onto the line segment in the plane .

For the rose curves, the polar form is used.

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Contributed by: Erik Mahieu (November 2016)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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