RE: Drawing a Glass Cylinder?
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- Subject: [mg33904] RE: [mg33859] Drawing a Glass Cylinder?
- From: "David Park" <djmp at earthlink.net>
- Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2002 00:57:40 -0400 (EDT)
- Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com
I think that Jens-Peer Kuska's MathGL3d package allows for transparency.
Another possibility would be to do a cutaway drawing.
djmp at earthlink.net
> From: aes [mailto:siegman at stanford.edu]
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> I want to make a nice-looking graphic that's essentially a 3D
> view of a darker
> colored glass rod that's located inside (and visible through) a
> transparent glass tube, with the ends of the inner rod protruding
> somewhat from
> the ends of the tube. (In fact, these are the core and cladding
> of an optical
> I can gin up something that's minimally acceptable using
> ParametricPlot to draw
> cylinders and end walls, but it's very wire-framey and the outer
> cylinder is not
> transparent; but I want something that's graphically better..
> Any suggestions? Points on where should I look to learn how to
> draw transparent
> objects, e.g. glass cylinders with stuff inside them?
> Thanks, AES
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