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Application of Geometry in Real Life

Despite all the distinct branches of mathematics that exist, possibly geometry has a diverse intellectual impact on our daily experiences. When you analyze the environment, everything around you has an object, shape,  location, volume, surface area, location, and unique properties of different shapes such as midpoint, centroid, arc, etc. Following its creations, geometry has significantly influenced the approaches of people to live. In this article, we will discuss the fantastic applications of geometry that we will use in our everyday life activities.

Computer Graphics

In Computer graphics, geometry is quite essential. It is used in pattern recognition, and it describes various modelling algorithms to manipulate the surfaces and curves. It helps to define any object using the three-dimensional space using three axes such x, y and z-axis. The two different areas of Geometry used in Computer graphics are:

  • Differential Geometry 
  • Computational Geometry

Differential Geometry is required to work with surfaces and curves for any shape creation, whereas computational geometry is required to represent and manipulate geometry within the computer effectively.

Biochemical Modelling

In recent days, the connection between molecular modelling and computational geometry has grown tremendously. It means that molecular modelling can be easily understood in terms of the arrangement of a sphere in the three-dimensions. It helps in finding the offset surfaces, a collision between molecules, performing dynamic simulations, and also the principle behind the tangents and normals are used to analyze the direction of acceleration and velocity of the moving particles. 

Textile Designing

In textile layout or designing, geometry is used to define how the design elements are laid out and how they are related to each other. In textile designing, they use different colours and regular patterns. Those patterns are often defined by geometry. It involves various shapes such as lines, circles, triangles, and other geometrical shapes. 

Apart from these applications, geometry is used in other areas such as typography, production of machinery in timber processing, constructions of buildings and structuring components, control of robot movement using computational geometry, and so on. Subscribe to BYJU’S YouTube channel to learn more interesting and engaging information and also explore more videos.

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