The "Villarceau circles" in Uhlberger's staircase (ca. 1580)

Denis Roegel 1
1 MOSEL - Proof-oriented development of computer-based systems
LORIA - FM - Department of Formal Methods
Abstract : In this article, we examine a claim about the geometry of a winding staircase of the Renaissance, we conclude that it does not contain Villarceau circles, and we propose a hypothesis for its construction.
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Denis Roegel. The "Villarceau circles" in Uhlberger's staircase (ca. 1580). [Research Report] 2014. ⟨hal-00941465⟩

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