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Title:
Brief Description of the Mathematics Behind the Peaucellier-Lipkin Linkage
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Resource Type:
Tutorials and Descriptions
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PHP
Publisher:
Cornell University
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Rights:
Copyright Daina Taimina and David W. Henderson. Made publicly available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial Share Alike License. For all other uses see KMODDL Rights & Permissions.
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Keywords:
linkage, straight line motion, inversions, geometry of circles
Description:
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 Peaucellier-Lipkin Linkage see "Mathematical Tutorial of the Peaucellier-Lipkin Linkage".
Description Author:
Daina Taimina
Description Date:
2004-09-05
Path:
http://kmoddl.library.cornell.edu/tutorials/05/
Contributors:
Author: Daina Taimina
Author: David W. Henderson
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