(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Come up with a set of equations to draw the following picture:

http://img197.imageshack.us/img197/7428/equation.jpg [Broken]

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

The circle is easy.

1000 = sqrt(x^2+y^2)

I can just model the equation with sines. So

y_1 = 300 * Sin(pi * x / 1000) (Assuming 300 is the highest point in the curve)

The sine graph on the y axis can be easily tilted by switching x and y. Therefore:

x = 300 * Sin(pi*y_2 / 1000)

sin^-1 (x/300) = pi * y_2 / 1000

y_2 = (1000/pi) * sin^-1(x/300)

Is my y_2 correct?

And I'm kinda stumbling on how to translate the axis in 45 degree angle to draw the sine graph like that. Any help would be appreciated.

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