Divided Spheres

1st Edition

Geodesics and the Orderly Subdivision of the Sphere

Edward S. Popko
eISBN-13: 9781466504301

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This well-illustrated book—in color throughout—presents a thorough introduction to the mathematics of Buckminster Fuller’s invention of the geodesic dome, which paved the way for a flood of practical applications as diverse as weather forecasting and fish farms. The author explains the principles of spherical design and the three main categories of subdivision based on geometric solids (polyhedra). He illustrates how basic and advanced CAD techniques apply to spherical subdivision and covers modern applications in product design, engineering, science, games, and sports balls.

Sold By CRC Press
ISBNs 9781466504295, 1466504293, 9781466504301, 1466504307
Language English
Number of Pages 525
Edition 1st