CumInCAD is a Cumulative Index about publications in Computer Aided Architectural Design
supported by the sibling associations ACADIA, CAADRIA, eCAADe, SIGraDi, ASCAAD and CAAD futures

authors Krawczyk, Robert J.
year 2001
title More curved spirolaterals
source Mathematical Connections In Art, Music, and Science
summary Spirolaterals are square spirals constructed of straight lines of increasing length. This paper investigates methods that can be used to transform their straight line turns into curves. From the tens of thousands of possible spirolaterals which have been found, that are all closed, with and without reversed turns, a series of artworks is developed showing possible curving methods: curve fitting, splines, inversion, antiMercator and circular transformations, along with hypocycloid and epicycloid curves. These transformations are implemented using CAD methods and custom software. A series of parameters are discussed which generate a variety of artwork.
series other
full text file.pdf (847,311 bytes)
references Content-type: text/plain
last changed 2003/04/23 13:50
HOMELOGIN (you are user _anon_427278 from group guest) Works Powered by SciX Open Publishing Services 1.002