12.5 - curve bends. You can calculate by finding the...

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Section 12.5 Arc Length and Curvature
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Example: Sketch the space curve and find its length over the indicated interval. r (t)=(cost+tsint)i+(sint-tcost)j+t k 2 2
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Definition of Arc Length Function and Figure 11.29
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Curvature is the measure of how sharply a
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Unformatted text preview: curve bends. You can calculate by finding the magnitude of the rate of change of the unit vector with respect to the arc length. Theorem 12.10 Acceleration, Speed, and Curvature...
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