Construction of Logarithmic Spiral

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Illustration showing how a rolling logarithmic spiral can be constructed by taking successive values of theta, starting from oc. The values of r can be calculated and then the curve can be plotted.




Peter Schwamb, S.B. And Allyne L. Merrill, S.B. Elements of Mechanism (New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1904)


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