Sine wave calculator

Construction of a sine wave with the user's parameters

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Karen Luckhurst

Created: 2015-12-02 16:18:53, Last updated: 2020-12-14 10:08:02
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This calculator builds a parametric sinusoid in the range from 0 to 2\pi
Why parametric? Because the graph is represented by the following formula

y(x)=sin(kx+a), and the coefficients k and a can be set by the user.

Some words about the form in which the user can set the coefficients – there are three possible forms:

  1. Radian
    The number put in the box is interpreted as radians, for example, 2 radians

  2. Degrees
    The number put in the box is interpreted as degrees, for example, 60 degrees

  3. Pi radian
    The number put in the box is interpreted as a factor in front of the number \pi, for example, 2\pi radian

By default, k = 1, a = 0, which gives us a classic graph y(x)=sin(x)

P.S. It is clear that when k is very large, the graph looks shitty, but what can you do – its a linear approximation after all!


Sine wave

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Sine wave
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