Brief Description of the Mathematics Behind the PeaucellierLipkin Linkage
by David W. Henderson & Daina Taimina 



Brief description of the mathematical problem how to change circular motion into linear motion culminating in the solution that describes straight line as a circle with infinite radius. Fore more detailed historical description of the problem see the tutorial "How to Draw a Straight Line". For detailed mathematics of the PeaucellierLipkin Linkage see "Mathematical Tutorial of the PeaucellierLipkin Linkage". intended audiences : High school, Undergraduate lower division, Undergraduate upper division, General public Reference : Taimina, Daina (Author) Henderson, David W. (Author) Models :

