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Poinsot's spirals

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Poinsot's spirals

In mathematics, Poinsot's spirals are two spirals represented by the polar equations

r = a   csch ( n θ ) r = a   sech ( n θ )

where csch is the hyperbolic cosecant, and sech is the hyperbolic secant. They are named after the French mathematician Louis Poinsot.

References

Poinsot's spirals Wikipedia


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