frenet formulae

Frenet formula

noun Mathematics.
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.

named after their discoverer, Jean (or Frédéric) Frenet (1816–1900), French mathematician Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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