Year of Award
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
College of Arts & Sciences
Math and Computer Science
Mary Teresine Lewis
figure, mathematical, radius, rolling, epicycloids, prolate, motions
The cycloid finds applications in other fields such as atomic physics and electronics. Charged particles moving through a region of crossed electronic and magnetic fields move in cycloidal paths and with cycloidal velocities. Other applications of the curve can be found with a little serious delving.
Atteln, Barbara, "The Cycloid Curve" (1967). Theses, Dissertations, and Capstone Projects. 65.
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