Sunday, June 28, 2015

Fun Fact

Fun fact: the PCT logo (see below) is shaped like a Reuleaux Triangle (, which is a shape of constant width. Because it's a shape of constant width, you could make the wheels on your car out of Reuleaux Triangles and it would drive just fine (just as well as if they were circles). Of course, circles are much easier to manufacture (especially if we're making inflatable wheels and not solid wheels).

Here you can learn more about Reuleaux Triangles (and other Reuleaux Polygons):

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