Limitations of Two-Dimensional Plotting

Although the plots that we have been producing are nice, they are not quite powerful enough to visualize the ballistic trajectory problem. Here are two representative problems:

The fundamental problem here is that we have too many variables and not enough space on a simple two-dimensional plot. Fortunately, Maple provides a variety of ways to address this problem. In each of the sections that follows, we will consider a visualization problem and explore the Maple solution.

Joseph L. Zachary
Hamlet Project
Department of Computer Science
University of Utah