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Surfaces and Volumes

Plot spheres, cones, cylinders, prisms, pyramids, and more

MuPAD Graphical Primitives

plot::BoxBoxes in 3D
plot::ConeCones and frustums
plot::MuPADCube“the cube” (the logo)
plot::PyramidPyramids and frustums of pyramids
plot::SphereGraphical primitive for spheres
plot::EllipsoidGraphical primitive for ellipsoids
plot::SurfaceParametrized surfaces in 3D
plot::SurfaceSetTriangle and quad surface meshes
plot::SweepSweep surface from the deformation of a 3D curve
plot::TetrahedronRegular Tetrahedra
plot::HexahedronRegular Hexahedra
plot::OctahedronRegular Octahedra
plot::DodecahedronRegular Dodecahedra
plot::IcosahedronRegular Icosahedra
plot::TubeGeneralized tubular plots (canal surfaces)
plot::WatermanWaterman polyhedra
plot::XRotateSurfaces of revolution around x-axis
plot::ZRotateSurfaces of revolution around z-axis

MuPAD Graphical Attributes

EdgesNumber of Edges
RadiusFunctionRadius of a tube plot
Base, Top, BaseX, TopX, BaseY, TopY, BaseZ, TopZBase center of cones, cylinders, pyramids and prisms
BaseRadius, TopRadiusBase and top radius of cones/conical frustums and pyramids/frustums of pyramids
Center, CenterX, CenterY, CenterZCenter of objects, rotation center
MeshList, MeshListType, MeshListNormalsTriangulation data
SemiAxisXSemiAxes, SemiAxisX, SemiAxisY, SemiAxisZSemi axes of ellipses and ellipsods
XFunction1, YFunction1, ZFunction1, XFunction2, YFunction2, ZFunction2Parametrization of the curves in sweep surfaces

Examples and How To


We present a collection of pictures illustrating the capabilities of the present MuPAD® graphics system.

Advanced Plotting: Principles and First Examples

Advanced Plotting in 2D and 3D.


The Full Picture: Graphical Trees

Graphical trees form the structure of a MuPAD plot.


In this section, we give a brief survey of the graphical primitives, grouping constructs, transformation routines etc.

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