Frenet-Serret Formalism for a Helix - Teaching Concepts with Maple - Maplesoft
Frenet-Serret Formalism for a Helix

The Frenet formalism for a helix is explored with the Space Curves tutor, and with the Context Menu. It is also obtained stepwise from first principles.

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Dr. Robert Lopez
Dr. Robert J. Lopez

Robert Lopez, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA, is an award winning educator in mathematics and is the author of several books including Advanced Engineering Mathematics (Addison-Wesley 2001). For more than two decades, Dr. Lopez has also been a visionary figure in the introduction of Maplesoft technology into undergraduate education.