Curvilinear

  • (adj): Characterized by or following a curved line.
    Example: "Curvilinear tracery"; "curvilinear motion"
    Synonyms: curvilineal

Some articles on curvilinear:

Vector and Tensor Algebra in Three-dimensional Curvilinear Coordinates
... Elementary vector and tensor algebra in curvilinear coordinates is used in some of the older scientific literature in mechanics and physics and can be indispensable to understanding ... Some useful relations in the algebra of vectors and second-order tensors in curvilinear coordinates are given in this section ...
The Method Of Mechanical Theorems - Curvilinear Shapes With Rational Volumes
... not involve π, despite the shapes having curvilinear boundaries ... This is a central point of the investigation—certain curvilinear shapes could be rectified by ruler and compass, so that there are nontrivial rational relations between the volumes defined by the ...
Gabriel Lamé - Biography
... He became well known for his general theory of curvilinear coordinates and his notation and study of classes of ellipse-like curves, now known as Lamé curves, and defined by the ... is his work on the conduction of heat which led him to his theory of curvilinear coordinates ... Curvilinear coordinates proved a very powerful tool in Lamé's hands ...
Shape And Form (visual Arts) - Categories - Rectilinear and Curvilinear
... Curvilinear- consisting of or bounded by curved lines a curvilinear figure ... Curvilinear- http//www.marklaurence.com/articles/discourse_on_curves.html ...
Architecture Of The Medieval Cathedrals Of England - Architectural Styles - Decorated Gothic
... whether the tracery is Geometric or Curvilinear ... Further development included the repetition of Curvilinear or flame-like forms which occur in a great number of windows of around 1320, notably in the retro-choir at Wells and the nave ... The last stage of Curvilinear or Flowing Decorated Gothic, is expressed in tracery of very varied and highly complex forms ...