Hi I'm working on a project where I need to develop a flight path to cover a circular area. I was thinking of having the plane follow an archenemies spiral. I found that the general equation in polar is r=a(theta)^1/n(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

My question is if I have a specific distance I want each spiral to be from the last how do I input that into the equation.

Also is there a Cartesian equation for the spiral?

Edit: Also how does one calculate the arc length of the spiral?

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# Archemedies Spiral

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