Smooth Cubic

Some articles on smooth, cubic, smooth cubic:

Citroën XM - Critical Appraisal
... car was viewed as being superior to a BMW 5-series "Early in the trip the car was uncannily smooth over the bumpy back roads between Calais and Dunkirk ... load capacity of the boot was cited as 25 cubic feet with the load bay tonneau removed, helped by a "low sill and a spare tyre you get at from underneath." The Audi 100 had less concealed load space, a flimsy ... The Audi's maximum capacity was 44 cubic feet versus the Citroen's 69 cubic feet ...
Fano Surface
... The Fano surface S of a smooth cubic threefold F into P4 carries many remarkable geometric properties ... of global sections of the tautological line bundle O(1) restricted to the cubic F and moreover a) Recall that the second Chern number of a rank 2 vector bundle on a surface is the ... For a Fano surface S, a 1-form w defines also a hyperplane section {w=0} into P4 of the cubic F ...

Famous quotes containing the words cubic and/or smooth:

    Mining today is an affair of mathematics, of finance, of the latest in engineering skill. Cautious men behind polished desks in San Francisco figure out in advance the amount of metal to a cubic yard, the number of yards washed a day, the cost of each operation. They have no need of grubstakes.
    Merle Colby, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    He stands in warm water
    Soap all over the smooth of his thigh and stomach
    “Gary don’t soap my hair!”
    Mhis eye-sting fear—
    Gary Snyder (b. 1930)