On Serlio's Constructions of Ovals

Rosin, Paul L.
January 2001
Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter2001, Vol. 23 Issue 1
Academic Journal
Focuses on the architectural importance of Sebastiano Serlio's treatise on constructions of ovals. Classes of building construction or technical drawing of ellipse; Difficulties in treating large ellipses; Serlio's four oval constructions; Alternative approaches to oval constructions.


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