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Circle Limit III animation

Enjoy: And papers by the artist on how to do it available at: http://bulatov.org/math/1107/ Update 16th Nov 12: Comments and more links from PM2Ring: That image is an example of a tessellation of the hyperbolic plane, in the Poincaré disc … Continue reading

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Daily Download 9: Animation in Excel

The missing post from yesterday’s list was: Drawing in Excel – 2 , with download file: http://www.interactiveds.com.au/software/animate.zip Other animation related posts include: By Jingo Dancing Pendulums Yet more pendulums Rotating Hypercubes Animated Pythagoras

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Animated Pythagoras

Two animatations of a “wordless” proof of Pythaoras’ Theorem provided by SSSF regular PM 2Ring. This animation is a “wordless proof” of Pythagoras’ theorem. The basic design is an interlocking pattern of coloured squares overlaid with “shadow” squares. In most … Continue reading

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Dancing Pendulums

This animation was produced in response to a video of real pendulums performing similar tricks: Not having an animation program I thought I’d use the finite element program Strand7.  Modelling the pendulums was easy, just 15 beam elements with a … Continue reading

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New Excel Engineering Blog

I just found Excel Unusual, which has been going since September this year.  Here’s what the Author says: “Finding engineering work quite un-challenging lately I decided to start this blog in which to share cool ways of solving engineering problems or … Continue reading

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Newton’s Cradle

Previous animation post I have added a Newton’s Cradle animation to the animation file posted previously: Animation.zip The animation finds the correct period for the input string length and starting angle, and displays the movement of the balls in real … Continue reading

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Drawing in Excel – 2

Before getting down to basics, the attached file: Animation demo Illustrates how Excel shapes can be simply animated. Screen shot: The code for the animation (having previously drawn a circle and a rectangle with no fill, and noted their names): … Continue reading

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