frustum


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frustum

1. Geometry
a. the part of a solid, such as a cone or pyramid, contained between the base and a plane parallel to the base that intersects the solid
b. the part of such a solid contained between two parallel planes intersecting the solid
2. Architect a single drum of a column or a single stone used to construct a pier

frustum

[′frəs·təm]
(mathematics)
The part of a solid between two cutting parallel planes.
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The total volume of both frustum complexes was then calculated, and the percentage of the total buttress volume with respect to total above-soil tree volume was defined as the buttressing support ratio.
The maximum load that the frustum contained within the panel could resist is five times that of the free-free edges unconstrained frustum separated from the panel.
There two approaches of view frustum culling (VFC): transform the bounding volume into perspective view [29] and check the bounding volume against view frustum volume by it six planes [30].
The test specimen was in the shape of a frustum of a rectangular pyramid with dimensions; base, 54 by 28.
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5 also contains several new geometric shapes such as an improved cone shape that can be defined by radius and height, frustum (truncated pyramid), torus (doughnut shape with precise radius control) and metaball which is a transformable shape created by fusing an infinite number of spheres together.
The booster will be separated at the frustum - a cone-shaped piece that attaches the first stage to the larger diameter upper stage.
Transverse vibration of a simply supported frustum of a right circular cone.
t] is the plan area (section area) of the needle of the injector, which has a frustum of a cone profile as it can be seen in figure 2.
MKI, along with MKI Risk, MKI Frustum and the Credo Group, will be unified under the name Misys International Banking Systems.