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Re: volumes of solids of revolution

  • Subject: [mg2940] Re: volumes of solids of revolution
  • From: wagner at bullwinkle.cs.Colorado.EDU (Dave Wagner)
  • Date: 13 Jan 1996 04:56:59 -0600
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  • Newsgroups: wri.mathgroup
  • Organization: University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Sender: mj at

In article <4cqjs1$ig5 at>, K. Ellis <ellis at> wrote:
>I have studied the Mathematica manuals and I have been 
>unable to find how to graphically illustrate "slicing" 
>to find volumes of solids generated by rotating about a 
>line.  I am interested in helping my calculus students 
>visualize disk slicing and cylindrical shell slicing.

Check out the standard package Graphics`SurfaceOfRevolution.

		Dave Wagner
		Principia Consulting
		(303) 786-8371
		dbwagner at

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