A Parametric Representation Of Ruled Surfaces

This paper proposes a simple parametric system to generate an almost complete set of ruled surfaces that may be used to describe building geometry. The major classes of regular, named ruled surfaces can be generated from a limited set of curves. Each of these is shown to be reducible to a transformation of a single standard curve, a helix, and therefore represented by a limited set of six parameters.

Author: Elena Prosalidou
Author: Sean Hanna

Publication: Proceedings of CAAD Futures 2007 | full text (PDF)

Year: 2007