Mathematics and Ornamental Turning

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The bibliography of mathematical works relevant to ornamental turning would easily run to the thousands of items. This, therefore, is an essentially random and necessarily incomplete list. The emphasis is on older, simpler, and more graphical works.

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Proctor, Richard A. A Treatise on the Cycloid and all Forms of Cycloidal Curves. (London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1878)

This book has been digitized by Google from the Harvard University copy. The icon at left links to a local copy of the Google presentation.

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