Difference between revisions of "Lissajous curves"

Lissajous curve (Lissajous figure or Bowditch curve) is the graph of the system of parametric equations

$x=A\sin(at+\delta),\quad y=B\sin(bt).$

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var b = brd.createElement('slider',[[2,7],[6,7],[0,2,6]]); brd.createElement('text',[1,7,'b:']);
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var B = brd.createElement('slider',[[2,5],[6,5],[0,3,6]]); brd.createElement('text',[1,5,'B:']);
var delta = brd.createElement('slider',[[2,4],[6,4],[0,0,Math.PI]]); brd.createElement('text',[1,4,'&delta;:']);

var c = brd.createElement('curve',[
function(t){return A.Value()*Math.sin(a.Value()*t+delta.Value());},
function(t){return B.Value()*Math.sin(b.Value()*t);},
0, 2*Math.PI],{strokeColor:'#aa2233',strokeWidth:3});
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