conchoid of de Sluze


last updated: 2004-09-18

The curve 1) is the work of René François Walter, baron de Sluze. This man, who was mathematician as well as important church man, constructed the curve in 1662.

In Cartesian coordinates the curve is written as:

Here we see some specimen of this conchoid curve:


In Italian: concoide di de Sluze