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How to convert a hyperbolic system to cartesian?

  1. Apr 21, 2015 #1

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  3. Apr 22, 2015 #2

    robphy

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    Are you trying to solve for u and v in terms of x and y?
     
  4. Apr 23, 2015 #3
    No! The oposite this! I'm trying to solve for x and y in terms of u and v!
     
  5. Apr 23, 2015 #4

    HallsofIvy

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    That's exactly what you already have:
    x = a exp(+u) cosh(v)
    y = b exp(-u) sinh(v)
     
  6. Apr 24, 2015 #5
    But I want to express x and y only in terms of u and v, only! I don't know what's the coefficients a and b in terms of u and v...
     
  7. Apr 28, 2015 #6
    No more answers?
     
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