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Sinusoidal Bellows
A sine curve is rotated to form a corrugated cylinder, which is then expanded to simulate the motion of a bellows. The controls vary the parameters of the sine curve, including the distance from the rotation axis, the amplitude, and the wave length.
Contributed by:
Sándor Kabai
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Surface of Revolution
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Sándor Kabai
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Sinusoidal Bellows
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http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/SinusoidalBellows/
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Published: April 27, 2007
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