# solid of revolution

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## solid of revolution

[¦säl·əd əv ‚rev·ə′lü·shən]
(mathematics)
A solid that can be generated by rotating a plane area about a line.
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Its generatrix is g(v), and its axis of revolution is z-axis.
This occurs when w'(x) = 0 or equivalently, f'(x) = 1/m that the tangent line is perpendicular to the axis of revolution.
This problem can also occur when portions of f (x) are symmetric with respect to the axis of revolution.
The second was a load of 68 kilograms (150 pounds) applied to one side of the handle and parallel to the axis of revolution and then applied to the other side of the handle.
When analyzing a body whose geometry, loads, prescribed conditions, and response are symmetric about an axis of revolution, users no longer need to model the entire body.
0 puts more power into the designers' hands by allowing them to simplify the analysis done on certain 3D CAD models like thin and thick extrusions, and solids with an axis of revolution.

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