Origami Design Secrets: Mathematical Methods for an Ancient Art

Origami Design Secrets: Mathematical Methods for an Ancient Art

by Robert J. Lang
     
 

ISBN-10: 1568811942

ISBN-13: 9781568811949

Pub. Date: 11/01/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Robert J. Lang, one of the worlds foremost origami artists and scientists, presents the never-before-described mathematical and geometric principles that allow anyone to design original origami, something once restricted to an elite few. From the theoretical underpinnings to detailed step-by-step folding sequences, this book takes a modern look at the centuries-old

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Robert J. Lang, one of the worlds foremost origami artists and scientists, presents the never-before-described mathematical and geometric principles that allow anyone to design original origami, something once restricted to an elite few. From the theoretical underpinnings to detailed step-by-step folding sequences, this book takes a modern look at the centuries-old art of origami.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568811949
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/01/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
594
Product dimensions:
8.42(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.89(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1Introduction1
2The Building Blocks of Origami11
3Elephant Design39
4Traditional Bases51
5Splitting Points91
6Grafting127
7Pattern Grafting187
8Tiling227
9Circle Packing277
10Molecules331
11Tree Theory375
12Box Pleating419
13Hybrid Bases519
14Algorithms547
References557
Glossary of Terms573
Index581

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