Unfoldings of the Intersected Surfaces

Carmen Popa 1 , Violeta Anghelina 1  and Ruxandra-Elena Bratu 2
  • 1 Valahia University Targoviste, Romania
  • 2 Politehnica University of Bucharest


The paper proposes to establish the intersection curve and the unfoldings of three cylinders. The intersection of the curves was determined by the classical method, using the AutoCAD program, and the unfolded surfaces were realized by analytical methods. For this the Mathematica program was used.

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  • [3] Popa, Carmen: Mathematical method to unfold an oblique pyramid, Modelling and optimization in the machines building field, Bacau, 2004, vol I, 40.


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