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Elliptic Paraboloid

The Elliptic Paraboloid


This surface intersects a horizontal plane z = z0 in an ellipse and a vertical plane x = x0 or y = y0 in a parabola. It is shaped like a bowl if c is positive and a mound if c is negative (Figure 11.1.8).


Figure 11.1.8

Last Update: 2006-11-17