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Chapter 2: Space Curves

Section 2.5: Principal Normal

Example 2.5.9

At p=1 on the graph of C, the curve defined by Rp=3 pp3 i+3 p2 j+3 p+p3 k, compute N. Graph C, along with N1 and T1. Does N point towards the center of curvature? Hint: The curvature of C was obtained in Example 2.4.9.

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