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Draw an animated epitrochoid in C#

This example shows one way to draw an animated epitrochoid. (See the example Draw an epitrochoid in C# for an explanation of how to draw an epitrochoid.) This program generates all of the points needed to draw the complete curve. … Continue reading

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Draw an epitrochoid in C#

An epitrochoid is traced out by a point P attached to a circle of radius b rolling around a circle of radius a. (See the figure on the right above.) The shape is drawn by the following parametric equations: To … Continue reading

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Draw an animated hypotrochoid (Spirograph curve) in C#

The example Draw a hypotrochoid (Spirograph curve) in C# shows how to draw a hypotrochoid. This example animates drawing the curve so you can see how the circles trace out the curve’s path. The program uses a Timer with Interval … Continue reading

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Draw a hypotrochoid (Spirograph curve) in C#

The hypotrochoid is a curve drawn by rolling a circle of radius B around the inside circumference of another of radius A. A point attached to the inner circle and distance C from its center draws the curve. (See the … Continue reading

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