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Topic: intersection of a surface with a plane
Replies: 4   Last Post: Jan 17, 2013 8:19 PM

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 Torsten Hennig Posts: 2,419 Registered: 12/6/04
Re: intersection of a surface with a plane
Posted: Jan 16, 2013 4:04 AM

> Hi all,
>
> I want to find the roots of the following equation:
>
> '2*cos(a)*cosh(b)-2-(b/a-a/b)*sin(a)*sinh(b)=0'
>
> And I tried plotting the LHS and RHS of the equation,
> as '2*cos(a)*cosh(b)-2-(b/a-a/b)*sin(a)*sinh(b)' and
> '0' in the z-plane.
>
> Can any one please help me to find out the
> intersection of the surface with this plane.
>
> Thanks in advance,
> Murthy

Your equation defines a curve in the a-b-plane ;
I don't understand how the z-plane comes into play.
However, to plot implicit algebraic curves,
the easiest solution is to use the "ezplot" command
in MATLAB:
help ezplot

Best wishes
Torsten.

Date Subject Author
1/16/13 Murthy
1/16/13 Torsten Hennig
1/16/13 Murthy
1/16/13 Torsten Hennig
1/17/13 Murthy