Lockup Calculating Arc Length of Ellipse

10202014, 08:10 AM
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RE: Lockup Calculating Arc Length of Ellipse
(10172014 03:00 PM)Helge Gabert Wrote: Well, yes, but the idea (for me) is to obtain an exact solution, if possible . . . if you wanted the approximate solution in the first place, fine, but why not just calculate that in Home? I think this is one of those integrals that does not have a closed form solution. Wolfram Alpha gives the exact answer as 4*E(3) where E(x) is the "Complete Elliptic Integral of the Second Kind" which can be defined in terms an integral. wes 

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Lockup Calculating Arc Length of Ellipse  mkspence  10162014, 07:24 PM
RE: Lockup Calculating Arc Length of Ellipse  Tim Wessman  10162014, 07:41 PM
RE: Lockup Calculating Arc Length of Ellipse  Mark Hardman  10162014, 07:59 PM
RE: Lockup Calculating Arc Length of Ellipse  parisse  10162014, 08:08 PM
RE: Lockup Calculating Arc Length of Ellipse  Helge Gabert  10172014, 04:16 AM
RE: Lockup Calculating Arc Length of Ellipse  mkspence  10172014, 05:07 AM
RE: Lockup Calculating Arc Length of Ellipse  Helge Gabert  10172014, 03:00 PM
RE: Lockup Calculating Arc Length of Ellipse  Wes Loewer  10202014 08:10 AM
RE: Lockup Calculating Arc Length of Ellipse  Helge Gabert  10202014, 02:20 PM
RE: Lockup Calculating Arc Length of Ellipse  parisse  10202014, 06:04 PM
RE: Lockup Calculating Arc Length of Ellipse  Helge Gabert  10202014, 09:44 PM
RE: Lockup Calculating Arc Length of Ellipse  peacecalc  10212014, 05:07 PM

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