Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Generating Lissajous with Figures Wolfram Mathematica, Video and News

Video and News
Given two wheels connected by a belt and a point on the outer rim of each, one can generate a Lissajous figure by the motion of the wheels. The coordinates of a point on a wheel can be described by sine functions of a certain frequency and phase shift.

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Generating Lissajous Figures with Wolfram Mathematica, Video.
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Generating Lissajous Figures