# Documentation

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# Surfaces and Volumes

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

 `plot::Box` Boxes in 3D `plot::Cone` Cones and frustums `plot::Cylinder` Cylinders `plot::MuPADCube` “the cube” (the logo) `plot::Prism` Prisms `plot::Pyramid` Pyramids and frustums of pyramids `plot::Sphere` Graphical primitive for spheres `plot::Ellipsoid` Graphical primitive for ellipsoids `plot::Surface` Parametrized surfaces in 3D `plot::SurfaceSet` Triangle and quad surface meshes `plot::Sweep` Sweep surface from the deformation of a 3D curve `plot::Tetrahedron` Regular Tetrahedra `plot::Hexahedron` Regular Hexahedra `plot::Octahedron` Regular Octahedra `plot::Dodecahedron` Regular Dodecahedra `plot::Icosahedron` Regular Icosahedra `plot::Tube` Generalized tubular plots (canal surfaces) `plot::Waterman` Waterman polyhedra `plot::XRotate` Surfaces of revolution around x-axis `plot::ZRotate` Surfaces of revolution around z-axis

 `Edges` Number of Edges `RadiusFunction` Radius of a tube plot ```Base, Top, BaseX, TopX, BaseY, TopY, BaseZ, TopZ``` Base center of cones, cylinders, pyramids and prisms ```BaseRadius, TopRadius``` Base and top radius of cones/conical frustums and pyramids/frustums of pyramids ```Center, CenterX, CenterY, CenterZ``` Center of objects, rotation center ```MeshList, MeshListType, MeshListNormals``` Triangulation data ```SemiAxisXSemiAxes, SemiAxisX, SemiAxisY, SemiAxisZ``` Semi axes of ellipses and ellipsods ```XFunction1, YFunction1, ZFunction1, XFunction2, YFunction2, ZFunction2``` Parametrization of the curves in sweep surfaces

## Examples and How To

Gallery

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.

## Concepts

The Full Picture: Graphical Trees

Graphical trees form the structure of a MuPAD plot.

Primitives

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