Normal Developable

A ruled surface M is a normal developable of a curve y if M can be parameterized by x(u,v)=y(u)+vN^^(u), where N is the normal vector (Gray 1993, pp. 352-354; first edition only).

See also

Binormal Developable, Box-Muller Transformation, Tangent Developable

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Gray, A. "Developables." §17.6 in Modern Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 1993.

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