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General offset curves and surfaces. (English) Zbl 0767.53006
Geometry processing for design and manufacturing, Talks Geom. Des. Conf., Tempe/AZ (USA) 1989, 101-121 (1992).
[For the entire collection see Zbl 0746.00057.]
The paper provides a detailed analysis of the differential geometric properties of curves and surfaces which are generated as envelopes of closed surfaces or curves moving along some central surface or curve.

MSC:
53A07 Higher-dimensional and -codimensional surfaces in Euclidean and related \(n\)-spaces
Keywords:
envelopes
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