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Transformation between coordinate system

  1. Jan 14, 2015 #1
    How do you transform a curvy coordinate system to that in euclidean space? An example will be greatly appreciated.
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  3. Jan 14, 2015 #2


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    I presume that by "curvy coordinate system" you mean "a coordinate system that is not Cartesian"?

    The space is going to be Euclidean or not no matter which coordinates you use; I posted an example for a two-dimensional Euclidean plane in which the "curvy" coordinates are polar coordinates in your other thread.
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