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Elliptic

2D Coordinate Systems

Description

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).

Object definitions

Mapping

Mapping of Elliptic
\{x\to \cosh (u) \cos (v),y\to \sinh (u) \sin (v)\}
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{x -> Cos[v]*Cosh[u], y -> Sin[v]*Sinh[u]}
[x = cos(v)*cosh(u), y = sin(v)*sinh(u)]

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2D Coordinate Systems: Elliptic from Differential Geometry Library. http://digi-area.com/DifferentialGeometryLibrary/2DCoordinateSystems/Elliptic.php

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