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Re: 3d graphs (parametric)

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  • Subject: [mg13620] Re: 3d graphs (parametric)
  • From: cutforth craig f <craig.cutforth at>
  • Date: Fri, 7 Aug 1998 03:08:21 -0400
  • Organization: University of Colorado at Boulder
  • References: <6ps333$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

jason theiling wrote:

> I am working on a project with Mathematica 3 for Win 95, and I was
> wondering if it is possible to do a 3D plot of some sorts that will
> involve 5 equations. Basicly, I have 3 motion (location) equations, 1
> for time, and 1 for rotation/orientation of particle.  Really, the
> equations are just parameters, but the program doesn't like that many
> of them, so I have been stuck with just plotting each equation
> individually.  Maybe if I could do multiple graphs or something???
> Any help would be great!!

  You could try using ParametricPlot.  You will be able to plot two
parameters then as something varies.  I have found nothing that allows
more than two functions in ParametricPlot.

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