How to Fold It: The Mathematics of Linkages, Origami and Polyhedraby Joseph O'Rourke
Pub. Date: 04/25/2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Discover and understand mathematical theorems through paper folding, starting with high school algebra and geometry through to more advanced concepts. See more details below
Discover and understand mathematical theorems through paper folding, starting with high school algebra and geometry through to more advanced concepts.
- Cambridge University Press
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- 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Table of Contents
Part I. Linkages: 1. Robot arms; 2. Straight-line linkages and the pantograph; 3. Protein folding and pop-up cards; Part II. Origami: 4. Flat vertex folds; 5. Fold and one-cut; 6. The shopping bag theorem; Part III. Polyhedra: 7. Durer's problem: edge unfolding; 8. Unfolding orthogonal polyhedra; 9. Folding polygons to convex polyhedra; 10. Further reading; 11. Glossary; 12. Answers to exercises; 13. Permissions and acknowledgments.
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