Re: PolarPlot3D?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg112451] Re: PolarPlot3D?*From*: Brett Champion <brettc at wolfram.com>*Date*: Thu, 16 Sep 2010 05:58:25 -0400 (EDT)

On Sep 14, 2010, at 4:14 AM, Alexei Boulbitch wrote: > Dear Community, > > sometimes I need to plot a 3D plot in cylindrical coordinates. That is > in {r,/phi,z}. Typically I use a boring way: express the r and /phi in > terms of x and y and apply Plot3D. > > Is there a shorted way to directly plot a function f=f[r, phi] such > that > the graph is in Cartesian axes? > RevolutionPlot3D will do this using the syntax: RevolutionPlot3D[f[r,phi], {r, r0, r1}, {phi, phi0, phi1}] Brett Champion Wolfram Research