Rodstring dynamics are complex and difficult to understand. This work presents a multi-dimensional, interactive visual depiction of the full and intermediate wave equation results for rod design and analysis. Because rod motion exists in both time and space, one can build detailed virtual representations through a series of snapshots on different dimensions. Traditional dynamometer cards are an example of visualizing complex data, through time, in a 2-dimensional context. Extending this into 3-dimensions results in a virtual object generated through time (i.e. a single stroke) and depth (i.e. the rod-string). These visuals can expose a deeper understanding wave dynamics as they travel through the entire length of the rod-string. Further dimensions can be represented by coloring the rendered surface. There are a multitude of such views that can be constructed, all of which stem from the basic 2-dimensional dynamometer cards and time plots familiar to rod pump analysis.

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