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Frenet formula
[fre-
ney
]
/frɛˈneɪ/
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noun
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Mathematics
1.
one of a set of formulas for finding the curvature and torsion of a plane or space curve in terms of vectors tangent or normal to the curve.
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Frenet formula
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named after their discoverer, Jean (or Frédéric)
Frenet
(1816-1900), French mathematician
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