Re: Numerical implicit function plotting

*To*: mathgroup at christensen.cybernetics.net*Subject*: [mg984] Re: Numerical implicit function plotting*From*: wagner at bullwinkle.cs.Colorado.EDU (Dave Wagner)*Date*: Thu, 4 May 1995 07:24:41 -0400*Organization*: University of Colorado, Boulder

In article <3nv9vq$9g8 at news0.cybernetics.net>, Zorro <berriz at husc.harvard.edu> wrote: > >Hi. I have a smooth function f(x,y,z), such that for all (x,y) within >some rectangular region S, a unique z exists such that f(x,y,z) = 0. >I would like to have Mathematica *numerically* plot this implicit >function on S, but I can't figure out how to do it. I've looked in my >Mathematica documentation without success (maybe I'm not looking in >the right places). Is it possible to do this in Mathematica? If yes, >where can I read up on it? > >Thanks in advance! > >Z. There's a function called ContourPlot3D in one of the standard packages. It allows you to specify which contours to plot (in this case, 0). Dave Wagner Principia Consulting (303) 786-8371 princon at csn.net http://www.csn.net/princon