| George Farrer Rodwell - Physical sciences - 1871 - 622 pages
...celebrated in the history of Dynamics. The curve in this case is a cycloid, that is, the curve traced out **by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls on a straight line.** BRAKE. (German, brake.) A piece of mechanism for retarding or stopping motion by friction, or by locking... | |
| Mathematics - 1875 - 420 pages
...radius of curvature ; but the conclusion is verified by the known properties of cycloids and trochoids. **A point on the circumference of a circle which rolls on a straight line** has a cusp in its path at the point where it comes to the straight line. This cusp is a point of zero... | |
| Tandalam Sundara Rao - Geometry - 1893 - 131 pages
...circumference traces out the curve called a Trochoid. THE EPICYCLOID. 20. An Epicycloid is the path described **by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls on** the circumference of another fixed circle touching it on the outside. THE HYPOCYCLOID. 21. If the rolling... | |
| Andrew Jamieson - Mechanical engineering - 1895 - 448 pages
...which rolls on the Convex arc of another circle. DEFINITION. — A Hypocycloid is a curve traced out **by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls on** the Concave arc of another circle. The forms of these curves will be understood from the accompanying... | |
| Alfred Barnard Basset - Curves, Cubic - 1901 - 284 pages
...of a general class of transcendental curves. The Cycloid. 308. The cycloid is the curve traced out **by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls on a straight line.** To find the equation of the cycloid. Let a be the radius of the rolling circle CPO, which rolls on... | |
| Tandalam Sundara Rao - Geometry - 1901 - 176 pages
...circumference traces out the curve called a trochoid. THE EPICYCLOID. 282. An epicycloid is the path described **by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls on** the circumference of another fixed circle touching it on the outside. THE HYPOCYCLOID. When the radius... | |
| 1902 - 484 pages
...employed in drawing gear teeth are the cycloidal and involute. Cycloid. The cycloid is a curve generated **by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls on a straight line tangent to the circle.** The rolling circle is called the describing or generating circle and the point, the describing or generating... | |
| American School (Chicago, Ill.) - Engineering - 1903
...employed in drawing gear teeth are the cycloidal and involute. Cycloid. The cycloid is a curve generated **by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls on a straight line tangent to the circle.** The rolling circle is called the describing or generating circle and the point, the describing от... | |
| Andrew Jamieson - Mechanics, Applied - 1903 - 584 pages
...curves separately, as follows : — LECTURE XI11. DEFINITION.— A Hypocycloid is a curve traced out **by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls on** the Concave arc of another circle. The forms of these curves will be understood from the accompanying... | |
| Drawing - 1906 - 424 pages
...employed in drawing gear teeth are the cycloidal and involute. Cycloid. The cycloid is a curve generated **by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls on a straight line tangent to the circle.** The rolling circle is called the describing or generating circle and the point, the describing or generating... | |
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