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pylab_examples example code: fill_spiral.pyΒΆ

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import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
import numpy as np

theta = np.arange(0, 8*np.pi, 0.1)
a = 1
b = .2

for dt in np.arange(0, 2*np.pi, np.pi/2.0):

    x = a*np.cos(theta + dt)*np.exp(b*theta)
    y = a*np.sin(theta + dt)*np.exp(b*theta)

    dt = dt + np.pi/4.0

    x2 = a*np.cos(theta + dt)*np.exp(b*theta)
    y2 = a*np.sin(theta + dt)*np.exp(b*theta)

    xf = np.concatenate((x, x2[::-1]))
    yf = np.concatenate((y, y2[::-1]))

    p1 = plt.fill(xf, yf)

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