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Explicit characterization of spherical curves


Authors: Shlomo Breuer and David Gottlieb
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 27 (1971), 126-127
MSC: Primary 53.01
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1971-0270275-2
MathSciNet review: 0270275
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Abstract: It is shown that the differential equation characterizing a spherical curve can be solved explicitly to express the radius of curvature of the curve in terms of its torsion.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1971-0270275-2
Keywords: Radius of curvature, torsion, differential equation of spherical curves, explicit solutions of differential equations
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