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Spring() To plot and animate a 2D-Spring

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easy to use and useful for mass-spring animations, elastic materials animations, etc.

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  You have to give it the coordinates of the ends, number of coils, natural length and radius and it gives to you the (xs,ys) coordinates of the spring points, ready to use it with plot().
  The picture shows an instant image of an animation of two coupled-pendulums oscillating
  Type <help spring> for usage.
  Don't forget to leave your comments. I'll appreciate it! :-)

Acknowledgements

This file inspired Three Masses Connected By Springs, 2 D Spring Coordinates For Plotting, and Spring Pendulum.

MATLAB release MATLAB 7.8 (R2009a)
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Comments and Ratings (5)
19 Jul 2014 Salaheddin Hosseinzadeh

It would be a good practice to initialize your code, so that at least we can run it without any (input) knowledge of what's what for first time, and then get a clue!

04 Nov 2011 Siva Srinivas Kolukula

good one working perfect....

14 Oct 2010 Roland Pasto

Simple & useful. Thank you for your contribution.

24 Feb 2010 Gustavo Morales

Hi Richard!
your welcome! Notify me if you make improvements, for example, if the spring can be bent now!!! :-)

12 Jan 2010 Richard Crozier

Does exactly what it says, thanks for posting this!

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