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Re: Getting started with 3D cardioid

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  • Subject: [mg112009] Re: Getting started with 3D cardioid
  • From: Alexei Boulbitch <alexei.boulbitch at iee.lu>
  • Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2010 06:14:35 -0400 (EDT)

Hi, Dave,
try this:

SphericalPlot3D[
 Cos[\[Theta]/2]^2, {\[Theta], 0, \[Pi]}, {\[CurlyPhi], 0, 2 \[Pi]}, 
 ViewPoint -> {1, 0, -2}]

Have fun, Alexei



I'm new to Mathematica, sorry.  I would like to draw a cardioid
rotated about its polar axis.  I checked the Mathematica wiki and it
did not cover this topic (that I could find).  Can someone help me to
understand how to do this in Mathematica?

Dave

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