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Re: Plot3d question

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  • Subject: [mg40098] Re: [mg40088] Plot3d question
  • From: Selwyn Hollis <selwynh at earthlink.net>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2003 03:33:25 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Jeremy,

You can use ParametricPlot3D to do something like this:

f[x_, y_] := 3*x*E^(-x^2 - y^2);
ParametricPlot3D[{r*Cos[q], r*Sin[q],  f[r*Cos[q], r*Sin[q]]}, {r, 0, 
2}, {q, 0, 2*Pi}]

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Selwyn Hollis

On Wednesday, March 19, 2003, at 03:24  AM, Jeremy wrote:

> Is there any way to make Plot3D display its output in a cylinder, 
> instead of
> a box?
>
> Thanks,
> Jeremy
>
>



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