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" This curve is generated by the motion of a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls along a right fcline. "
A Treatise on the Higher Plane Curves: Intended as a Sequel to A Treatise on ... - Page 206
by George Salmon - 1852 - 316 pages
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Bridge Engineering, Volume 2

John Alexander Low Waddell - Bridges - 1916 - 1140 pages
...convex curve in the vertical outline of a pilaster or of the shaft of a column. Epicycloid. — A curve generated by the motion of a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls on the convex side of a fixed circle. Epicycloidal Tooth. — See "Tooth." Equalizer. — An adjuster;...
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Decisions of the Commissioner of Patents and of the United States Courts in ...

United States. Patent Office - Copyright - 1933 - 632 pages
...full mesh. At this point it may not be out of place to observe that an epicycloidal curve is a curve generated by the motion of a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls upon the convex side of a fixed circle, and a hypocycloidal curve is a curve described by a point on...
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General Drafting

United States. Department of the Army - 1972
...bisector of this angle is the required tangent. 6-76. Drawing a Cycloid a. A cycloid is generated by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls along a straight . line. The circumference of a circle is divided into % 8 equal parts with each radius numbered...
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Geometry and the Visual Arts

Daniel Pedoe - Mathematics - 1983 - 340 pages
...epicycloids and hypocycloids without considering the simplest of them all, the cycloid, which is the locus of a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls along a fixed straight line. This curve has an infinite number of cusps, traced as the point descends to the...
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From the Calculus to Set Theory, 1630-1910: An Introductory History

I. Grattan-Guinness, H. J. M. Bos - Mathematics - 2000 - 318 pages
...curves called ' the ovals of Descartes '. Next to the conic sections the cycloid, the curve traced by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls along a horizontal line, was the curve most often investigated. Its early history is connected with a problem...
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Engineering Drawing And Graphics + Autocad

K. Venugopal - AutoCAD. - 2007 - 668 pages
...circumference should be obtained by geometrical construction. Cycloid : Cycloid is a curve traced by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls along a straight line without slipping. Cycloidal II Involutes Spirals 1 Helices curves I r~ t 1. Archimedian...
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Engineering Drawing And Graphics

Ke Vēṇugōpāl - Engineering - 2007 - 420 pages
...circumference should be obtained by geometrical construction. Cycloid : Cycloid is a curve traced by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls along a straight line without slipping. r T ~T I Helices Cycloidal curves Involutes Spirals I r~ ~~ 1. Archimedian...
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Comprehensive Mechanics: Paper 3

A.K. Gupta - 2005 - 268 pages
...the particle starts the motion it is simple harmonic and period remains the same. *Cycloid is locus of a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls along a fixed straight line (O is the vertex of the cycloid. AA' is base of the cycloid), x = a (0 + sin 0),...
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Concise English Dictionary

Wordsworth Editions, Limited - English language - 2007 - 1106 pages
...cy'clicism; cyclic'ity; cy'clist one who rides on a cycle; cy'cloid a figure like a circle: a curve traced by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls along a straight line. — adj. nearly circular: cyclothymic: characterised by swings of mood (psych). —...
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Proceedings of the Delaware County Institute of Science, Volumes 4-6

Delaware County Institute of Science (Delaware County, Pa.) - Science - 1909 - 568 pages
...optics, acoustics, etc. TTie Cycloid. — The cycloid in its simplest form is the curve described by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls along a given straight line. In its broader sense the cycloid may be defined as the curve described by any...
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