# surface of revolution

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## surface of revolution

n. pl. surfaces of revolution
A surface generated by revolving a plane curve about an axis in its plane.
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Khouloud Yassine's "Heroes -- Surface of Revolution" invokes the challenges of society's images of strength and heroism, asserting that it has lost its meaning.
The Representation of a Surface of Revolution. A surface of revolution is given by
This edition has four diagnostic tests in basic algebra, analytic geometry, functions, and trigonometry; a new section on the area of a surface of revolution; rewritten material for clarity; new examples and added details to solutions; updated data in examples and exercises; new historical margin notes and exercises; and redesigned animations.
In particular embodiments, such methods include the step of providing a mechanical system, the system including a plurality of cutting members (42) and an application surface (64) for transferring material to the axially tapered building surface, the axially tapered surface comprising a surface of revolution that varies radially along a rotational axis of the surface.
Then the surface of revolution M with [x.sub.0]-axis may be given by
The new notion has been inspired by the behavior of the unit vector field tangent to the parallels of a surface of revolution in the 3-dimensional Euclidean space.
Although the minimum surface of revolution for a well-behaved function need not be a self-intersecting surface, it is worth pointing out that allowing the axes of revolution to intersect the graph of f (x) does in fact always introduce such surfaces.
STEP Entity, Cartesian Point, Line, Circle, Ellipse, Parabola, Hyperbola, PolyLine, Composite Curve, Trimmed Curve, Bspline Curve, Plane, Cylindrical Surface, Conical Surface, Spherical Surface, Toroidal Surface, Surface of Linear Extrusion, Surface of Revolution, B-spline Surface, Rectangular Trimmed Surface, Curve Bounded Surface, Offset Surface, Manifold Solid Brep, Shell Based Surface Model.
Parting lines can also be removed with mold inserts and sub-insert trim wheels shaped to the surface of revolution. The mold cavity is filled with liquid molding material, which hardens.
He drew the two straight sections as two cylinders and then used a surface of revolution to create the bend between them.
Surface entities include parametric spline, ruled, rational Bspline, offset, plane, right circular cylindrical and conical, spherical, and toroidal surfaces; surface of revolution; and tabulated cylinder.

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