Archimedean spiral

An Archimedean spiralMathworldPlanetmath is a spiral with the polar equation


where a is a real, r is the radial distance, θ is the angle, and t is a constant.

The curvature of an Archimedean spiral is given by the formula

Title Archimedean spiral
Canonical name ArchimedeanSpiral
Date of creation 2013-03-22 14:05:55
Last modified on 2013-03-22 14:05:55
Owner rspuzio (6075)
Last modified by rspuzio (6075)
Numerical id 6
Author rspuzio (6075)
Entry type Definition
Classification msc 14H45