Saturday, February 11, 2012

2D Coordinate Systems: Elliptic


Elliptic

The Elliptic coordinate system is a two-dimensional orthogonal coordinate system in which the coordinate lines are confocal ellipses and hyperbolae (see Hyperbola).
Elliptic coordinates form the basis for several sets of three-dimensional orthogonal coordinates (see Elliptic cylindrical, Prolate spheroidal, Oblate spheroidal).

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