
Definition of Epicycloid
1. Noun. A line generated by a point on a circle rolling around another circle.
Definition of Epicycloid
1. n. A curve traced by a point in the circumference of a circle which rolls on the convex side of a fixed circle.
Definition of Epicycloid
1. Noun. (geometry) The locus of a point on the circumference of a circle that rolls without slipping on the circumference of another circle. ¹
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Literary usage of Epicycloid
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1. The Elementary Part of A Treatise on the Dynamics of a System of Rigid by Edward John Routh (1891)
"The equation to an epicycloid generated by the rolling of a circle whose radius
is b on a fixed circle whose radius is a is known to be where >• is the ..."
2. Practical Essays on Mill Work and Other Machinery by Robertson Buchanan, Thomas Tredgold (1841)
"Suppose this epicycloid attached to the circle R, it (the epicycloid) shall
conduct the circle Y, pushing it round by the point E of its circumference, ..."
3. The Operative Mechanic, and British Machinist: Being a Practical Display of by John Nicholson (1825)
"39, rolls in the inside of circle 2, the line described by the point a is then
called an Ulterior epicycloid. In fis. 38, the circle amn is called the ..."
4. An Elementary Treatise on Cubic and Quartic Curves by Alfred Barnard Basset (1901)
"This is the tangential polar equation of an epicycloid and is of the form p = c
sin n6 ; it is also the pedal of the curve with respect to the centre of the ..."
5. The Elements of Descriptive Geometry: Shadows and Perspective. With a Brief by Samuel Edward Warren (1877)
"To construct the projections of a spherical epicycloid, and of a tangent line to
it at any point. In Space.—The generatrix/ (165) of the curve is at any ..."
6. An Elementary Treatise on the Differential Calculus: Containing the Theory by Benjamin Williamson (1899)
"Pedal of epicycloid.—The equation of the pedal, with respect to the centre ...
Equation of epicycloid in terms of r ;md />.— Again, draw OL parallel to DN, ..."