Whewell Equation

An natural equation which expresses a curve in terms of its arc length s and tangential angle phi.

See also

Arc Length, Cesàro Equation, Natural Equation, Tangential Angle

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Lawrence, J. D. A Catalog of Special Plane Curves. New York: Dover, pp. 4-5, 1972.Yates, R. C. "Intrinsic Equations." A Handbook on Curves and Their Properties. Ann Arbor, MI: J. W. Edwards, pp. 123-126, 1952.

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Whewell Equation

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Whewell Equation." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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