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Kimo
06/03/12 12:44pm

Hi,
I would like to represent in Mathematica a Catenary's curve, and then let the user Manipulate each of the Parameters, like the position of the hanging-points, the cable's weight, the cable's length, the force of gravity, etc..
But the equation of the catenary's curve, is: y(x) = a*cosh(x/a)so just the a can be "manipulated". How can I allow the user to manipulate all these parameters?

Thankyou very much for your support!

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Representing a Catenary's curve Kimo 06/03/12 12:44pm
Re: Representing a Catenary's curve Bill Simpson 06/04/12 00:16am
Re: Representing a Catenary's curve Michael 06/04/12 08:57am
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