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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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A Lesson on Solids of Revolution in the Integrated Classroom
The intuition of finding the area under the curve, finding the volume using Solids of Revolution, and the basics of using CAD and 3D printing are all interconnected concepts.
Using CAD to create a 3D print model of their Solids of Revolution learning assignment, they may learn how to integrate their mathematical knowledge with other STEM subjects.
[8] Thompson, S., Solids of Revolution with Minimum Surface Area, The Electronic Journal of Mathematics and Technology, Volume 4, Number 1, pp.
Tree stem form can be modeled by longitudinal sections using elementary geometries of solids of revolution generated by the equation
Usually, solids of revolution generated by equation [1] are placed in a x y z Cartesian coordinate system with their axis of rotation along the x axis and their tips at the origin (Dieguez-Aranda et al., 2003).