[SciPy-user] 3d plotting not working as expected

drohr at few.vu.nl drohr at few.vu.nl
Sat Jul 16 10:26:51 CDT 2005



This worked for me:

from scipy import *
t = arange(0.0,6.0*pi,pi/12.0)
x = cos(t)
y = sin(t)
a = zip(t,x,y)
gplt.plot3d((a,))

changing the order of t,x and y when zipping will change the orientation of your
spiral

Dan

David Noriega wrote:
> I think its my understanding of how gplt works is what
> is causing my problem.  I've been trying to do some
> parametric equation graphing, which I can get to work
> very nicly.  So I decided to try something else. I
> wanted to show it in 3d, with the z axis being time.  
> 
> Here is my example, its a particle moving  in a
> circle.
> 
> from scipy import *
> t=arange(0.0, 6.0*pi, pi/12.0)
> x=cos(t)
> y=sin(t)
> 
> Now how can I graph it so it makes a spiral(A particle
> moving in a circle in time makes a spiral)?
> 
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