Title

When Is a Surface Not Orientable?

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-2002

Publication Title

International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology

DOI

10.1080/00207390210143981

ISSN

1464-5211

Abstract

The Mobius strip, torus, and Klein bottle are used to graphically and analytically illustrate the differences between orientable and non-orientable surfaces. An exercise/laboratory project using the non-orientable Boy surface is included.

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