# Test Bank for Origami Design Secrets: Mathematical Methods for an Ancient Art, Second Edition (2nd Edition) by Robert J. Lang

By: Robert J. Lang
ISBN-10: 1568814364
/ ISBN-13: 9781568814360

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## Description

Cartesian Coordinate Systems
1D Mathematics
2D Cartesian Space
3D Cartesian Space
Odds and ends

Vectors
Vector — mathematical definition and other boring stuff
Vector — a geometric definition
Specifying vectors using Cartesian coordinates
Vectors vs. points
Negating a vector
Vector multiplication by a scalar
Vector magnitude (length)
Unit vectors
The distance formula
Vector dot product
Vector cross product
Linear algebra identities

Multiple Coordinate Spaces
Why multiple coordinate spaces?
Some useful coordinate spaces
Coordinate space transformations
Nested coordinate spaces
In defense of upright space

Introduction to Matrices
Matrix — a mathematical definition
Matrix — a geometric interpretation
The bigger picture of linear algebra

Matrices and Linear Transformations
Rotation
Scale
Orthographic projection
Reection
Shearing
Combining transformations
Classes of transformations

More on Matrices
Determinant of a matrix
Inverse of a matrix
Orthogonal matrices
4 x 4 homogeneous matrices
4 x 4 matrices and perspective projection

Polar Coordinate Systems
2D Polar Space
Why would anybody use Polar coordinates?
3D Polar Space
Using polar coordinates to specify vectors

Rotation in Three Dimensions
What exactly is “orientation?”
Matrix form
Euler angles
Axis-angle and exponential map representations
Quaternions
Comparison of methods
Converting between representations

Geometric Primitives
Representation techniques
Lines and rays
Spheres and circles
Bounding boxes
Planes
Triangles
Polygons

Mathematical Topics from 3D Graphics
How graphics works
Viewing in 3D
Coordinate spaces
Polygon meshes
Texture mapping
The standard local lighting model
Light sources
Skeletal animation
Bump mapping
The real-time graphics pipeline
Some HLSL examples

Mechanics 1: Linear Kinematics and Calculus
Overview and other expectation-reducing remarks
Basic quantities and units
Average velocity
Instantaneous velocity and the derivative
Acceleration
Motion under constant acceleration
Acceleration and the integral
Uniform circular motion

Mechanics 2: Linear and Rotational Dynamics
Newton’s three laws
Some simple force laws
Momentum
Impulsive forces and collisions
Rotational dynamics
Real-time rigid body simulators

Curves in 3D
Parametric polynomial curves
Polynomial interpolation
Hermite curves
Bezier curves
Subdivision
Splines
Hermite and Bezier splines
Continuity
Automatic tangent control

Afterword
What next?

Appendix A: Geometric Tests
Appendix B: Answers to the Exercises

Bibliography

Index

Exercises appear at the end of each chapter.