Parabolic Cylindrical Coordinates
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The parabolic cylindrical curvilinear coordinate system is one of the many coordinate systems that make the Laplace and Helmoltz differential equations separable.
Contributed by: Adriano Pascoletti (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA
This Demonstration implements both Arfken's and Morse and Feshbach's definitions of parabolic cylindrical coordinates. The Mathematica Vector Analysis Package implements the Morse and Feshbach definition.
"Parabolic Cylindrical Coordinates"
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
Published: March 7 2011