Thursday, February 16, 2012

Plane Curves: Cissoid of Diocles


Cissoid of Diocles

The Cissoid of Diocles is a cubic plane curve. It is a member of the Conchoid of de Sluze family of curves and in form it resembles a Tractrix.
If the cusp of the Cissoid of Diocles is taken as the centre of inversion, the Cissoid of Diocles inverts to a parabola.

Get copyable formulas for Cissoid of Diocles from Differential Geometry Library (MathML, TeX, Mathematica input, Maple input)


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