The Math Forum

Search All of the Math Forum:

Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by NCTM or The Math Forum.

Math Forum » Discussions » Inactive » comp.soft-sys.math.mathematica

Notice: We are no longer accepting new posts, but the forums will continue to be readable.

Topic: Re: [mg4908] help!! Plot3D of ellipsoid
Replies: 0  

Advanced Search

Back to Topic List Back to Topic List  
Xah Lee

Posts: 171
Registered: 12/4/04
Re: [mg4908] help!! Plot3D of ellipsoid
Posted: Oct 9, 1996 2:06 PM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply

Someone wrote:
> > I am trying to get a 3-d plot of an ellipsiod, of the equation
> >
> > (x^2/a^2) + (y^2/b^2) + (z^2/c^2) = 1
> >...

"Paul R. Wellin" <> wrote:
> You will have to parametrize the surface. I'll leave the
> details to you...

Whoever are interested:

You can also plot it using ContourPlot3D.m by Tom Wickerham Jones at
Wolfram. It is available on MathSource. ( Sorry I
don't have the file ID handy.

Mountain View, CA, USA

Point your RSS reader here for a feed of the latest messages in this topic.

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

© The Math Forum at NCTM 1994-2018. All Rights Reserved.