Fits a Catenary to Given Points

Gives methods to create a catenary object and then plot it and get properties of it. Can construct from parameters or endpoints. Also can get catenary fitted to data.


Version 1.1.2

Correct fitCatEndPt function so do not get "if() with conditions of length greater than one" warning.

Version 1.1.1

Updated so works with new version of ggplot2

Version 1.1


  • Added Depends: R (>= 2.15.0) to DESCRIPTION so Summary function works fine

Version 1.0


  • catenary class with methods to plot and give properties

  • fittedCatenary class to create a catenary object from observed data

Reference manual

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1.1.2 by Jonathan Tuke, 3 years ago

Browse source code at

Authors: Jonathan Tuke [aut, cre] , Matthew Roughan [aut]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL-3 license

Imports ggplot2, boot, methods, tidyverse, dplyr, broom

Suggests knitr, rmarkdown

See at CRAN