International Journal of
Physical Sciences

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Phys. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1992-1950
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJPS
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2557

Full Length Research Paper

Natural lift curves and the geodesic sprays for the spherical indicatrices of the involutes of a timelike curve in Minkowski 3-space

Mustafa BÄ°LÄ°CÄ°    
Department of Mathematics, Educational Faculty, Ondokuz Mayıs University, 55139 Kurupelit, Samsun, Turkey.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 16 August 2011
  •  Published: 23 September 2011


The aim of this paper is to determine criteria of being integral curve for the geodesic spray of the natural lift curves of the spherical indicatrices of the involutes of a given timelike curve in Minkowski 3-space.

Key words: Minkowski space, involute-evolute curve couple, geodesic spray, natural lift curve