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Mathlets: Parametric Curves and Surfaces


Mathlets: Parametric Curves and Surfaces

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This is a collection of animations that interactively demonstrates 2D and 3D parametric curves, the tangent and normal vectors and the osculating circle, and the parameterization of surfaces.
Material Type: Animation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: June 12, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 06, 2011
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Submitter: James Rutledge
Keywords: normal vector, smooth, parametric, parametric surfaces, parametric curves, curvature, torus


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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: "Java-enabled" browser
Language: English
Cost Involved: unsure
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