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Spherical Coordinates from Cylindrical Coordinates on a Torus

by Timothy Murdoch (Washimgton and Lee University)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
November, 1995

Subject classification(s): Calculus | Several Variable Calculus | Numbers and Computation | Measurement | Volume
Applicable Course(s): 3.3 Mainstream Calculus III, IV

Spherical and cylindrical coordinates arise naturally in a volume calculation.

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Capsule Course Topic(s):
Multivariable Calculus | Polar, Cylindrical and Spherical Coordinates
Multivariable Calculus | Triple Integrals
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