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07-04 Hanging Rope Solution

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    In the implementation we are summing up the energy for all points,
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    which is mass times gravitation acceleration times y position for every point
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    and the energy for every spring.
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    The resulting diagram may be regarded as abstract art,
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    but also shows the evolution of that rope.
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    We are starting with a random configuration,
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    but eventually the shape of the rope becomes plausible.
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    Keep in mind that this is not--I repeat--not temporal evolution,
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    even though it looks like that.
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    This shows a path of optimization toward an equilibrium.
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    We are not talking about forces or acceleration here.
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    It's a search process, like finding the shortest path to connect 10 cities.
Title:
07-04 Hanging Rope Solution
Team:
Udacity
Project:
CS222 - Differential Equations
Duration:
0:52
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