Example 2-6-1 - Maple Help



Chapter 2: Space Curves



Section 2.6: Binormal and Torsion



Example 2.6.1



For $C$, the helix defined by  in Example 2.5.6,

 a) Obtain the TNB-frame.
 b) Calculate the torsion $\mathrm{τ}$ by both formulas on the right in Table 2.6.1.
 c) Verify the equality .
 d) Graph $C$, along with the TNB-frame at $p=\mathrm{π}/3$.