| 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;... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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),... | |
| 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). —... | |
| 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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