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By Vladimir Rovenski

This concise textual content on geometry with computing device modeling provides a few undemanding equipment for analytical modeling and visualization of curves and surfaces. the writer systematically examines such strong instruments as 2-D and 3-D animation of geometric pictures, variations, shadows, and colours, after which extra stories extra complicated difficulties in differential geometry. Well-illustrated with greater than 350 figures---reproducible utilizing Maple courses within the book---the paintings is dedicated to 3 major parts: curves, surfaces, and polyhedra. Pedagogical advantages are available within the huge variety of Maple courses, a few of that are analogous to C++ courses, together with these for splines and fractals. to prevent tedious typing, readers can be capable of obtain some of the courses from the Birkhauser website. geared toward a huge viewers of scholars, teachers of arithmetic, machine scientists, and engineers who've wisdom of analytical geometry, i.e., approach to coordinates, this article will be a very good school room source or self-study reference. With over a hundred stimulating workouts, difficulties and suggestions, {\it Geometry of Curves and Surfaces with Maple} will combine conventional differential and non- Euclidean geometries with extra present laptop algebra structures in a realistic and hassle-free format.

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20. > f: =x -> piecewise ( x<=O, 0, 1/(2-(a/2)*GAMMA(a/2))*x-(a/2-1)*exp(-x/2)); > plot([seq(subs(a=i, f(x)), i=2 .. 5)], x=-1 .. 10, y=0 .. 5); . The exponentzal dlstribution I (x) = with parameter A > 0; Fig. 21. {A. exp( -AX), 0, X > - x < 0, ° > f(x):=x->piecewise(x plot([seq(subs(lambda=i/4,f(x)),i=1 .. 4)] ,-1 .. 4, y=O .. l); The F (Fisher) distribution with ml, m2 degrees of freedom 30 2. S o. o. 1 o. 123 Figs. 22. Graphs of X2 , exponential, and Fisher distributions > f(x) := x -> piecewise(x<=O, 0, (GAMMA«ml+m2)/2)*ml-(ml/2)*m2-(m2/2)*x-(ml/2-1»/ (GAMMA(ml/2)*GAMMA(m2/2»*(m2+ml*x)-(-(ml+m2)/2»; > plot([seq(seq(subs(ml=10-i,m2=j,f(x»,i=0 ..

One can solve equations (of degree 2-4), then enter the command plot to obtain the graph of each branch of the function, and finally enter the command display to collect the pieces into the whole curve. The expressions for roots are often complicated, but their graphs are plotted exactly, and the obtained curve is glued together from different colored branches. We recommend the reader plot some curves of third and fourth degrees by both methods: folium of Descartes, cissoid, strophoid, trisectrix of Maclaurin, cardioid, Nicomedian conchoid, lemniscate of Bernoulli, kappa.

5); # Fig. " , ......... '" n . , .. ... " ... - .... -'"... ,..... ,...... -, \ \ . -_. . . " ..... ... -.... . . . / " , ... :: :::::: :: . ; ~ ... -. -_ - ~ ~ ~ ~ \ ~ ~. ~ ~ ~ ', ~ ~. ) Figs. 19. Level curves: their density and vector fields Continuing the examples, we plot two integral curves and also the direction field for the following system of ODEs; Fig. 19. 3*y(t)*(x(t)-1)}, [x(t),y(t)], t=-7 .. 2, title='Lotka-Volterra model ',arrows=MEDIUM,method=rkf45); Let us plot the trajectory of the system of three ODEs in the plane of the variables z and x.

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