Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society

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A differential-geometric criterion for a space curve to be closed

Author: Cheng Chung Hwang
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 83 (1981), 357-361
MSC: Primary 53A04
MathSciNet review: 624931
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Abstract: In the present paper the author gives a necessary and sufficient condition to be satisfied by the curvature and torsion of a space curve in order to guarantee this curve to be closed (periodic).

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