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Title
Conoid in contact with a hyperbolic paraboloid, surface string model
String surface model; String surface model, conoid in contact with a hyperbolic paraboloid. This is one of a large set of ruled surface
Work Type
Mathematics
Date
1872
Location
Paris
Material
brass (copper, zinc alloy); cotton (fibre); lead (metal); wood (unidentified)
Measurements
overall: 280 mm x 347 mm x 347 mm, 1.938 kg
Description
String surface model, conoid in contact with a hyperbolic paraboloid; This is one of a large set of ruled surface models made by Fabre de Lagrange, in Paris, France, following designs introduced in the early 19th century. They illustrate surfaces which can be traced out in space by the movement of a straight line.
ID Number
co59727
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group - https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk
Rights
The source metadata displayed in the Description field is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. All other source metadata is released under Creative Commons Zero - https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/. The image is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/.
File Properties
File Name
large_1872_0112.jpg
SSID
26229726

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