Tsukuba Journal of Mathematics

A class of real-analytic surfaces in the 3-Euclidean space

Naoya Ando

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A smooth surface $S$ in $\bf{R}^3$ is called parallel curved if there exists a plane in $\bf{R}^3$ such that at each point of $S$, there exists a principal direction parallel to the plane. For example, a plane, a cylinder and a round sphere are parallel curved. More generally, a surface of revolution is also parallel curved. The purposes of this paper are to study the behavior of the principal distributions on a real-analytic, parallel curved surface and to classify the connected, complete, real-analytic, embedded, parallel curved surfaces.

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Tsukuba J. Math., Volume 26, Number 2 (2002), 251-267.

First available in Project Euclid: 30 May 2017

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Ando, Naoya. A class of real-analytic surfaces in the 3-Euclidean space. Tsukuba J. Math. 26 (2002), no. 2, 251--267. doi:10.21099/tkbjm/1496164424. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.tkbjm/1496164424

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