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Construction of Conic Sections - Lesson Summary

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Lesson Summary:

What is a Conic Section?
It is any curve produced by the intersection of a plane and a right circular cone.
Depending on the angle of intersection, the shape formed by the intersection can either be:
Circle
Ellipse
Parabola
Hyperbola

Conic Section Construction:
Focus-Directrix Method
Concentric Circle Method
Oblong Method
Arc of Circle Method

Special Curves:
Cycloid
Spiral
Involute
Helix (Conical Helix)