List of curves


This is a list of Wikipedia articles about curves used in different fields: mathematics (including geometry, statistics, and applied mathematics), physics, engineering, economics, medicine, biology, psychology, ecology, etc.

Mathematics (Geometry)

Algebraic curves

Rational curves

Rational curves are subdivided according to the degree of the polynomial.

Degree 1
Degree 2

Plane curves of degree 2 are known as conics or conic sections and include

Degree 3

Cubic plane curves include

Degree 4

Quartic plane curves include

Degree 5
Degree 6
Curve families of variable degree

Curves with genus 1

Curves with genus > 1

Curve families with variable genus

Transcendental curves

Piecewise constructions

Fractal curves

See also List of fractals by Hausdorff dimension.

Space curves/Skew curves

Curves generated by other curves

Applied Mathematics/Statistics/Physics/Engineering





See also

External links

  • Famous Curves Index
  • Two Dimensional Curves
  • A Visual Directory of Special Plane Curves
  • Curves and Surfaces Index (Harvey Mudd College)
  • National Curve Bank
  • "Courbes 2D" at Encyclopédie des Formes Mathématiques Remarquables
  • "Courbes 3D" at Encyclopédie des Formes Mathématiques Remarquables
  • An elementary treatise on cubic and quartic curves by Alfred Barnard Basset (1901) online at Google Books