Technical Graphics - Exam Papers - HL - 2003

Section B - Question 6

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The figure shows a design based on the elevation of a sports stadium. The curve ABCDE is based on a semi-ellipse with major axis 100 and minor axis 60. The focal points F and G are indicated. The lines BR and DR are tangential to the ellipse at points B and D respectively. The curve QRS is based on the same semi-ellipse.
The curves AP and ET are semi-parabolas with vertices at A and E respectively.

Draw the design showing all construction lines.
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