Vesna I. Veličković

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In this paper, we deal with surfaces of revolution and their intersections. We start with the surfaces of revolution RS that have their axis along the x3–axis and find intersections with a line, a plane, and then intersection of two such RS. Furthermore, we apply formulas for the intersection with a line to determine the visibility of RS. Later we develop formulas for the intersection of two surfaces of revolution that have their axis along different arbitrary straight lines, and, as a special case, the intersections of two spheres and intersections of general surface of revolution with a sphere and a surface given by an equation. We apply our own software to the graphical representation of all the results we present.


Intersections, Surfaces of revolution, Visualization, Visibility

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