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Catenary - hanging rope between two points

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Computes the catenary shape (hanging rope) of a given length between two given points.



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Given two points in the vertical plane and a given length of rope, the supplied function computes the trajectory of the catenary between those points. Run plot_catenary.m for an interactive demo.

for a full description of the catenary curve.

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