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.

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