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The Brachistochrone: The Famous Problem of Fastest Descent: A Classic among All Classics
Course Topic(s): One-Variable Calculus | History of Calculus
Graphs of the brachistochrone curve, including an animation of a "race" along it and other curves, and much historical background. Part of the National Curve Bank's Index of Classic Plane Curves and Surfaces.
Resource URL: http://curvebank.calstatela.edu/brach/brach.htm
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Creator(s): Shirley Gray and Gustavo Gordillo
Contributor(s): Shirley Gray
This resource was cataloged by Janet BeeryPublisher:
National Curve Bank, California State University, Los Angeles
Resource copyright: National Curve Bank, California State University, Los Angeles
This review was published on February 13, 2011
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