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Reexamining the Catenary

The author describes a procedure to find the shape of the catenary formed by a chain suspended from two supports with different elevations.
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1053
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Author(s): 
Paul Cella ()
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2006
Original Publication Source: 
College Mathematics Journal
Original Publication Date: 
November, 1999
Subject(s): 
Engineering Mathematics
Applied Mathematics
Topic(s): 
Calculus Functions
Differentiation: General Applications
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Rating Count: 
21.00
Rating Sum: 
59.00
Rating Average: 
2.81
Author (old format): 
Paul Cella
Applicable Course(s): 
4.12 Advanced Math for Engineering & Physics
3.4 Non-mainstream Calc I
3.1 Mainstream Calculus I
Modify Date: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Average: 2.8 (21 votes)

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