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Re: [Help-gsl] area and volume

From: Joakim Hove
Subject: Re: [Help-gsl] area and volume
Date: Tue, 09 Nov 2004 08:54:36 +0100
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"Fred J." <address@hidden> writes:

> Is there a way of calculating the area between 2
> curves using gsl?


> And then determining the volume of the solid obtained
> by rotating the region about the x axis.

Well, you got to start with pen and paper; eventually it is reduced to
a 1D integration problem and *then* gsl can help you. See the section 
Numerical Integration in the manual.

HTH - Joakim

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