Arc Length - Teaching Concepts with Maple - Maplesoft
Arc Length

With the Arc Length tutor and then from first principles, the arc length of two different curves is found. The integral in the first case is evaluated exactly; in the second, numerically.

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Dr. Robert Lopez
Dr. Robert J. Lopez

Robert Lopez, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA, is an award winning educator in mathematics and is the author of several books including Advanced Engineering Mathematics (Addison-Wesley 2001). For more than two decades, Dr. Lopez has also been a visionary figure in the introduction of Maplesoft technology into undergraduate education.