Book:E.H. Lockwood/A Book of Curves

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E.H. Lockwood: A Book of Curves

Published $1961$, University Press.


Subject Matter


Contents

Preface
Historical Introduction
Notation
PART 1. SPECIAL CURVES
1 The Parabola
2 The Ellipse
3 The Hyperbola
4 The Cardioid
5 The Limaçon
6 The Astroid
7 The Nephroid
8 The Deltoid
9 The Cycloid
10 The Right Strophoid
11 The Equiangular Spiral
12 The Lemniscate of Bernoulli
13 The Tractrix and Catenary
PART II. WAYS OF FINDING NEW CURVES
14 Conchoids
15 Cissoids
16 Strophoids
17 Roulettes
18 Pedal Curves
19 Negative Pedals
20 Glissettes
21 Evolutes and Involute
22 Spirals
23 Inversion
24 Caustic Curves
25 Bipolar Coordinates
FURTHER READING
GLOSSARY
INDEX OF NAMES
INDEX OF SUBJECTS