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Re: Cylindrical projection

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg24667] Re: Cylindrical projection
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
  • Date: Fri, 4 Aug 2000 01:18:54 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <8lsv61$2an@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi,

say you plane is given as 
p=v1*s+v2*t

Element[{p,v1,v2}, Reals^3]
Element[{s,t},Reals]

than 

  {Cos[s],Sin[s],t]

will be one of the possible mappings of the plane to a cylinder.

Regards
  Jens 

Samir Bellal wrote:
> 
> Where can I get the formula of the projection from a plan to a cylinder?
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Sam


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