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Mathematica 10.1. Scherk’s surface are periodic minimal surfaces – a singly and a doubly periodic surface. The two surfaces are conjugates of each other. 18 more words
This post in the Sphere Series is motivated by the recent Circles post. It’s easy enough to conceive a generalization where we place spheres with centers at the points with integer coordinates in space, and set the radius so that something interesting happens. 345 more words
A minimal surface is a surface which minimize its area. in mathematics; its a surface with zero-mean curvature, a Minimal surface, is a modelling concept for surfaces brought from the field of mathematics into architecture because of its beauty. 113 more words
Friday, January 17, 2014.
San Antonio, Texas
Minimal Surface Blog Entry (corrected January 24, 2014).
Origin of the Term Minimal Surface
Before Frei Otto’s comprehensive investigation on minimal surface structures, the main precedent we had were: 1,598 more words