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Re: a newbie problem with 3d graphing

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg25813] Re: a newbie problem with 3d graphing
  • From: Bernd Brandt <bernd at bio.vu.nl>
  • Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2000 01:41:06 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: VU Biology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • References: <8t65hh$ej1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi  Tom

The following works:

<< Graphics`SurfaceOfRevolution`
f[x_] := (1 - x^2)^0.5
SurfaceOfRevolution[f[x], {x, -0.5, 0.5}, RevolutionAxis -> {0, 0, 1},
  PlotPoints -> 20]


Regards,
Bernd


tom wrote:

>  I have this formula: y(x)=(1-x^2)^0.5.     , from a(-0.5) to b(0.5)
>
> I want to rotate this line along the x-axis. How do I do this ?
>
> anybody help me ?
>
> tom
> reoccuring dreams



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