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Topic: Plot vectors in polar coordinates
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Registered: 6/28/08
Re: Plot vectors in polar coordinates
Posted: Jun 28, 2008 5:00 PM
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On 28 Giu, 19:46, dpb <> wrote:
> Red Star wrote:
> > pol3cart change u=[u_radial u_azimutal] to v=[vx vy]  and then I can
> > do quiver(x,y,vx,vy)?

> Give it a go...what's to lose?
> You can also look at the source to quiver.m and see what it would take
> to add a polar option to it.
> Look for user-contributed stuff on TMW site as well...
> --

I hoped to find a method.
pol2car can't work: if u_radial=0 and u_azimuthal=any (a vortex for
example).....the function gives always vx=0 vy=0 of course

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