Units of MaxBend?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg74984] Units of MaxBend?*From*: AES <siegman at stanford.edu>*Date*: Fri, 13 Apr 2007 02:09:04 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: Stanford University

What are units of MaxBend? (Default value is 10; 10 *what*?) Deeper problem: Doing a parametric plot of a function in the complex plane (horiz and vert axes are Re and Im parts of f): ParametricPlot[{ {Re[f[1,u], Im[f[1,u]}, {Re[f[0,u], Im[f[0,u]}, {Re[f[-1,u], Im[f[-1,u]}}, {u,umin,umax}] Problem is, f[p,u] is a nice smooth function for p=/=0, but for p = 0 f[0,u] makes a right-angle turn at a certain singularity u = uSing (a certain square root inside the function passes through zero at u = uSing) . How to get a nice square corner there? * Use huge number of plot points? * Make fancier definition of f[p,u] ? (which is basically a nice simple analytic expression) * Use ListPlot with PlotJoined->True, a point exactly at uSing, and enough other points to make the other curves look smooth? * Learn about ImplicitPlot? * Other ways?