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Tangent on a Logarithmic Spiral
The logarithmic spiral
has the property that the angle (say
) between a radius vector to a point on the curve and the tangent at the point is a constant, namely
.
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Izidor Hafner
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[1] V. I. Smirnoff,
Lectures in Higher Mathematics
(in Russian), Vol. 1, Moscow: Nauka Publishers, 1967, pp. 222–223.
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Tangent on a Logarithmic Spiral
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Published: December 13, 2012
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