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Cycloid Race Example
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Description

Simulates beads sliding down wire frames given by the curves in curvelist. A curve may be entered in the form {y, {x, xmin, xmax}, options} where y is an expression in the variable x or as {x, y, {t, tmin, tmax}, options} where x and y are expressions in the parameter t.
Subjects

*Mathematics > Calculus and Analysis > Calculus
*Science > Physics
Keywords

Beads, Calculus, CycloidEqns, Cycloids, Friction, Physics, Race, Wire Frame, Graphics, animation, CycloidRace.ma, CycloidExample.ma
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http://library.wolfram.com/infocenter/Books/3476/
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