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Topic: How to write a matlab code for a cylinder
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Re: How to write a matlab code for a cylinder
Posted: Mar 15, 2013 11:42 PM
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"someone" wrote in message <khvmhk$ith$>...
> "Ko" wrote in message <kht93b$3vp$>...
> > I'd like to write a Matlab code that would create a cylinder standing on a plane.
> >
> > Radius = 0.5
> > Height = 3
> > x-coordinate = 20
> > y-coordinate = 15
> >
> > Any suggestion will be greatly appreciated....

> Well, you've just defined it above. So, what do you mean by "create" it? If you mean plot it, then at the MATLAB command line type:
> doc polar
> You may also want to look at:
> doc cart2pol
> doc pol2cart
> or some of the others at the bottom of the help document in the "See also" section.
> You might also search the MATLAB FEX at:
> <<>>
> There are programs for "plot a cylinder" and "draw a cylinder" to name a few.

In the file exchange, search 'geom3d'. This will lead you to a full 2d/3d toolbox that I use and works very well.

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