Definition of Evolutes
1. Noun. (plural of evolute) ¹
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Definition of Evolutes
1. evolute [n] - See also: evolute
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Literary usage of Evolutes
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1. Catalogue of Scientific Papers, 1800-1900: Subject Indexby Royal Society (Great Britain), Herbert McLeod by Royal Society (Great Britain), Herbert McLeod (1908)
"... algebraic, as evolutes. Stachel, P. Mth. A. and developable surfaces, involutes. Lancret, 45 (1894) 341-. apparent singularities, when projected from ..."
2. A Treatise on the Analytic Geometry of Three Dimensions by George Salmon (1865)
"The locus of centres of curvature IB a curve on the polar developable, but is not one of the system of evolutes. Let the first osculating plane MATM" meet ..."
3. The Elements of the Differential Calculus; Comprehending the General Theory by John Radford Young, Michael O'Shannessy (1833)
"Every curve traced on the surface of a sphere, has, for the locus of its evolutes, a conical surface whose vertex is at the centre of the sphere ; because ..."
4. A Treatise on Solid Geometry by Percival Frost, Joseph Wolstenholme (1863)
"evolutes. If a be any point in the intersection of the planes normal to PQ, QR, at their middle points p, q, it has been shewn that ap = aq and they make ..."
5. An Elementary Treatise on the Differential Calculus: Containing the Theory by Benjamin Williamson (1889)
"evolutes and Involutes. — If the centre of curvature for each point on a curve be p, taken, we get a new curve called the ..."
6. A Treatise on Infinitesimal Calculus: Containing Differential and Integral by Bartholomew Price (1857)
"... may be any number of evolutes, all of which will be on the polar surface, and which may therefore be considered as the locus surface of such evolutes. ..."
7. Elements of the Differential and Integral Calculus by William Anthony Granville (1904)
"evolutes. The locus of the centers of curvature of a given curve is called the evolute of that curve. Consider the circle of curvature corresponding to a ..."
8. A Course of Mathematics: Composed for the Use of the Royal Military Academy by Charles Hutton, Olinthus Gregory (1843)
"evolutes OF CURVES. The length of an evolute may be found in the same manner ... In respect of the quadrature of evolutes, there has been no method yet made ..."