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Graphics Gallery: Twisted Tubes

C. Henry Edwards
Organization: The University of Georgia
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The Mathematica Journal
Year: 1993
Volume: 3
Issue: 1
Page range: 10-13

We define a "twisted tube function" that displays an interesting variety of graphical objects. The idea is to revolve a plane curve about a vertical axis in space, while at the same time twisting the resulting tube by rotating the curve in its own vertical plane.

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