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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The following preparatory and intermediate phases were derived: nonlinear physical-mechanical models of layered foundation; the preliminary rotational-planar profile of the foundation for generating 3D solid of revolution of finite element model (Fig.
From a physical point of view, it is a homogeneous solid of revolution rotating on a symmetry axis in a vacuum casing with magnetic bearings, which reduces aerostatic and mechanical friction and greatly increases the efficiency of this device.