Truncated Cylinder

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Truncated Cylinder

 

the geometric solid produced when a cylinder is cut by a plane that is not parallel to the base. The volume of a truncated circular cylinder is V = πr2(h1 + h2)/2, where h1 and h2 are the lengths of the longest and shortest elements of the cylinder and r is the radius of the base.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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