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 second part is a frustum, which connected the first and third parts.
Heat loss Q due to conduction in the volatile combustion section of the stove which has a hollow conical frustum cross section is determined by the equation:
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.
The systems for this work are defined as frustums of length L of those solids of revolution for any positive integer n.
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 pin generally has cylindrical plain, frustum tapered, threaded and flat surfaces.
Then the volume of this part of limb was calculated as the volume of conical frustum.
The other three blocks contained apparent 3-D objects: The first had 120 box pairs, the second had 120 pyramid pairs, and the third had 120 frustum pairs.
The test specimen was in the shape of a frustum of a rectangular pyramid with dimensions; base, 54 by 28.
Because the patent only claimed cars shaped like the frustum of a cone, there was no literal infringement of the patent even though the defendant had clearly copied the essence of the plaintiff's invention.
In Gelberg's approach, terrain elevation tiles were processed by ordering them according to distance in a back-to-front manner after eliminating those tiles that were not at least partially within the viewing frustum of the output image.
By contrast, the frustum of a cone, the cylinder, or the spheroid obviously differ in geometry but may possess the same shape (defined in terms of L/D or some other deceptively simple dimensionless ratio, e.