On the Construction of Constrained Circles, an Unified Approach

  • P. J. Zsombor-Murray
  • K. Linder
Conference paper


A method to find a circle, c(x,y,r), discriminates among up to eight possible solutions. Given a sufficient set of radius, centre line(s) and/or tangent line(s) the solution is the point of intersection among three planes. Including tangent circle(s) it is a piercing point of the line of two planes with a cone.


Tangent Line Descriptive Geometry Conical Surface Spur Gear Gear Train 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. J. Zsombor-Murray
    • 1
  • K. Linder
    • 1
  1. 1.Canada

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