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Plotter and Calculator: Circles around a Circle
Calculates the size of circles around a central circle and plots a draft. With a gap of 0, the outer circles touch each other, with a negative gap they overlie. A large number of outer circles together with a negative gap generates interference patterns. Example generates a typical interference pattern. Small circles with a positive gap around a large circle you can find e.g. in a ball bearing.
|Radius central circle:|
|Number of outer circles:|
|Gap between outer circles:|
|Radius outer circles:|
Plot of the proportions, without scale:
Gaps, where they shouldn't be, are due to rounding.
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