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Line element on a torus

  1. Feb 17, 2008 #1
    Hey folks,

    Does anyone know how to get the line element on a torus? The [tex]ds^2[/tex] term.

    I want to find the metric for toroidal geometry.

    Any help appreciated!!

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  3. Feb 17, 2008 #2


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  4. Feb 17, 2008 #3
    Hey Nick,

    Thanks, I'd already looked there and thought it was no good for what I wanted, but a second deeper looked showed that it does have the metric shown there so thanks for tip.

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