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# List of curves

### From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This is a **list of curves**, by Wikipedia page.

*See also list of curve topics, list of surfaces, Riemann surface.*

## Contents |

## [edit] Algebraic curves

### [edit] Rational curves

- Ampersand curve
- Astroid
- Atriphtaloid
- Bean curve
- Bicorn
- Bow curve
- Bullet-nose curve
- Cardioid
- Cissoid of Diocles
- Conchoid of de Sluze
- Conic sections
- Crooked egg curve
- Cruciform curve
- Deltoid curve
- Devil's curve
- Epicycloid
- Epitrochoid
- Folium of Descartes
- Hessian curve
- Hippopede
- Hypocycloid
- Kampyle of Eudoxus
- Kappa curve
- Lemniscate
- Limaçon
- Line
- Lissajous curve
- Nephroid
- Quadrifolium
- Quintic of l'Hospital [1]
- Rational normal curve
- Rose curve
- Serpentine curve
- Strophoid
- Tricuspid curve
- Trident curve
- Trifolium
- Trisectrix of Maclaurin
- Witch of Agnesi

### [edit] Curves of genus one

### [edit] Curves with genus greater than one

- Butterfly curve (algebraic)
- Elkies trinomial curves
- Erdős lemniscate
- Fermat curve
- Hyperelliptic curve
- Klein quartic
- Mandelbrot curve
- Classical modular curve
- Trott curve

## [edit] Transcendental curves

- Bowditch curve
- Brachistochrone
- Butterfly curve (transcendental)
- Catenary
- Clélies
- Cochleoid
- Curve of pursuit
- Cycloid
- Horopter
- Isochrone
- Lamé curve
- Rhumb line
- Sail curve
- Spirals
- Archimedean spiral
- Cornu spiral
- Conchospiral
- Cotes' spiral
- Daisy spiral [4]
- Epispiral
- Fermat's spiral
- Galileo's spiral [5]
- Hyperbolic spiral
- Lituus
- Logarithmic spiral
- Nielsen's spiral
- Phyllotaxis
- Poinsot's spirals
- Prime spiral [6]
- Rational spiral [7]
- Seiffert's spiral [8]
- Sici spiral
- Sinusoidal spiral
- Whirl spiral [9]

- Superellipse
- Syntractrix
- Tractrix
- Trochoid
- Viviani's curve

## [edit] Piecewise constructions

## [edit] Fractal curves

- Blancmange curve
- De Rham curve
- Dragon curve
- Koch curve
- Lévy C curve
- space-filling curve, also known as the
*Peano curve* - Sierpinski curve

see also List of fractals by Hausdorff dimension

## [edit] Curves in space

## [edit] Curves generated by other curves

- Caustic including Catacaustic and Diacaustic
- Cissoid
- Evolute
- Glissette
- Inverse curve
- Involute
- Isoptic
- Orthoptic
- Orthotomic
- Negative pedal curve
- Pedal curve
- Roulette

## [edit] Named graphs

*Economics*

- Backward bending supply curve of labour
- Contract curve
- Cost curve
- Demand curve
- Engel curve
- Indifference curve
- Laffer curve
- Lorenz curve
- Phillips curve
- J-curve

*Other*

- Bathtub curve
- Bell curve
- Calibration curve
- Cardiac function curve
- Dose-response curve
- Fletcher-Munson curve
- Forgetting curve
- Growth curve
- Hubbert curve
- Kruithof curve
- Learning curve
- Light curve
- Logistic curve
- Oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve
- Paschen curve
- Robinson-Dadson curves
- Rotation curve
- Species-area curve
- Stress-strain curve