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RevolutionAxis

RevolutionAxis
is an option for RevolutionPlot3D which specifies the revolution axis around which the curve should be rotated.

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  • The default setting RevolutionAxis->{0,0,1} specifies that the z axis should be the revolution axis.
  • RevolutionAxis->{x,y,z} uses the line through and as the revolution axis.
  • RevolutionAxis->{x,z} uses the line through and .
  • RevolutionAxis->"X" etc. uses the x etc. axes as the revolution axes.

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Basic Examples  (1)Basic Examples  (1)

Create a surface of revolution by rotating around the axis:

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Rotate around the axis instead:

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Introduced in 2008
(7.0)