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Rhombic Helicoids
Author

Russell Towle
Old MathSource #

0211-059
Revision date

2000-03-16
Description

Helicoid surfaces may be approximated with a mesh of rhombs. Having done so, the rhombs may be colored according to surface area, which reveals the underlying structure and symmetry of the mesh.
Subjects

*Mathematica Technology > Programming > 3D Graphics
*Mathematics > Geometry > Surfaces
Keywords

rhombic helicoid, surface, minimal surface
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