Rounded tetrahedron

Made:
2008 in Hatfield
maker:
William Tiu

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Rounded tetrahedron in epoxy resin satisfying the equation r1+r2+r3+r4=3a where ‘a’ is the length of side of the external tetrahedron, and r1 is the distance from any point p on the surface to the first vertex, r2 the distance from point p to the second vertex, r3 is the distance from point p to the third vertex, and r4 is the distance from point p to the fourth vertex. Designed by Mr. Chris Hoskin, made by Dr. William Tiu of the Engineering Visualisation Research Centre, University of Hertfordshire, 2008.

Details

Category:
Mathematics
Object Number:
2008-34
Materials:
epoxy resin and paint
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Gift of Mr. Chris Hoskin

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