Monthly Archives: July 2019

Discrete K-surfaces

The above picture shows examples of K-surfaces, i.e. surfaces with constant Gaussian curvature $K=-1$. The picture was made by Nicholas Schmitt and is part of the GeometrieWerkstatt Gallery. Instead of writing at length about the theory of K-surfaces and their … Continue reading

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Tutorial 12: The Pendulum

A pendulum is a body suspended from a fixed support so that it swings freely back and forth under the influence of gravity. A simple pendulum is an idealization of a real pendulum—a point of mass \(m\) moving on circle … Continue reading

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