A curve whose Centrode revolves about a fixed axis with constant Angle and Speed when the curve is
traversed with unit Speed. The Tangent Indicatrix of a curve of constant precession is a
Spherical Helix. An Arc Length parameterization of a curve of constant precession with Natural
Equations

(1) | |||

(2) |

is

(3) | |||

(4) | |||

(5) |

where

(6) |

(7) |

**References**

Scofield, P. D. ``Curves of Constant Precession.'' *Amer. Math. Monthly* **102**, 531-537, 1995.

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