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Student[VectorCalculus][SpaceCurveTutor] - plot or animate characteristics of a space curve

 Calling Sequence SpaceCurveTutor() SpaceCurveTutor(F, t=a..b) SpaceCurveTutor(F, a..b)

Parameters

 F - (optional) 'Vector'(algebraic); parametric definition of the space curve t - (optional) name; define parameter of the space curve a, b - (optional) real constants; define the range of the space curve

Description

 • The SpaceCurveTutor command launches a tutor interface that plots and animates the characteristics of a space curve such as: tangent vectors, normal vectors, binormal vectors, unit tangent vectors, unit normal vectors, unit binormal vectors, tangent-normal-binormal frame, curvature, and torsion.
 If F and a..b are not specified, SpaceCurveTutor uses defaults. If t is not specified, it is inferred from F.

Examples

 > $\mathrm{with}\left({\mathrm{Student}}_{\mathrm{VectorCalculus}}\right):$
 > $\mathrm{SpaceCurveTutor}\left(\right)$
 > $\mathrm{SetCoordinates}\left({\mathrm{cartesian}}_{x,y}\right)$
 > $\mathrm{SpaceCurveTutor}\left(⟨\mathrm{cos}\left(t\right),\mathrm{sin}\left(t\right)⟩,t=0..2\mathrm{Pi}\right)$
 > $\mathrm{SetCoordinates}\left({\mathrm{cartesian}}_{x,y,z}\right)$
 > $\mathrm{SpaceCurveTutor}\left(⟨\mathrm{cos}\left(t\right),\mathrm{sin}\left(t\right),t⟩,t=0..4\mathrm{Pi}\right)$