By E. H. Lockwood
This ebook opens up an incredible box of arithmetic at an straightforward point, one during which the part of aesthetic excitement, either within the shapes of the curves and of their mathematical relationships, is dominant. This booklet describes tools of drawing airplane curves, starting with conic sections (parabola, ellipse and hyperbola), and happening to cycloidal curves, spirals, glissettes, pedal curves, strophoids and so forth. more often than not, 'envelope equipment' are used. There are twenty-five full-page plates and over 90 smaller diagrams within the textual content. The ebook can be utilized in faculties, yet may also be a reference for draughtsmen and mechanical engineers. As a textual content on complicated airplane geometry it's going to entice natural mathematicians with an curiosity in geometry, and to scholars for whom Euclidean geometry isn't really a primary examine.
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Book of Curves by E. H. Lockwood