CurvePlotter3D.zip

version 1.0.0.0 (38 KB) by Bryan Luu
Displays graphical and mathematical information about 3D line curves, parametrized w.r.t time.

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Updated 23 May 2014

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This is a tool I made to help me out with my Vector Calculus homework.
Some useful features:

- You can toggle To-Scale viewing in the bottom right portion of the program; this shows the curve according to real aspect ratios.
- Toggle position r(t), velocity r'(t), acceleration r''(t), as well as the tangent T(t), normal N(t), and binormal B(t) vectors simply by pressing the labels.
- View the exact answers of evaluations by toggling the Exact-Values in the bottom right.
- Play the motion of the particle at a specified rate in the bottom right.
- Rotate, zoom, and toggle grid using the plot toolbar at the top of the program.
- Calculate the Line Integral along the curve, either of a Vector Field type, or a Scalar Function.
- Find the length of the curve, as well as the distance travelled from the start time.

Most of the controls are self-explanatory, but if you need extra help, simply hover your mouse cursor over a control, a help string will pop-up.

Cite As

Bryan Luu (2022). CurvePlotter3D.zip (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/46718-curveplotter3d-zip), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2013a
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux
Acknowledgements

Inspired by: uibutton: GUI pushbuttons with better labels

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