SurfaceData

SurfaceData[entity,property]
gives the value of the specified property for the surface entity.

SurfaceData[{entity1,entity2,},property]
gives a list of property values for the specified surface entities.

SurfaceData[entity, property, annotation]
gives the specified annotation associated with the given property.

DetailsDetails

  • SurfaceData[] gives a list of all surface entities.
  • SurfaceData["Properties"] gives a list of available properties.
  • SurfaceData["SampleEntities"] gives a list of sample entities.
  • The specified entity in SurfaceData can be an Entity, EntityClass, entity canonical name, or list thereof.
  • The specified property can be an EntityProperty, EntityPropertyClass, property canonical name, or list of properties.
  • Properties that do not apply or are not known in a particular case are indicated by Missing[].
  • Properties include:
  • "AlgebraicDegree"algebraic degree
    "AlgebraicEquation"algebraic equation
    "AlternateNames"alternate names
    "AssociatedPeople"associated people
    "CartesianEquation"Cartesian equation
    "Centroid"centroid of solid
    "ChristoffelSymbolOfTheSecondKind"Christoffel symbol of the second kind
    "ChromaticNumber"chromatic number
    "Classes"classes
    "EulerCharacteristic"Euler characteristic
    "FilledRegion"filled region
    "FirstFundamentalForm"coefficients of the first fundamental form
    "GaussianCurvature"Gaussian curvature
    "GeneralizedDiameter"generalized diameter
    "Genus"genus
    "Graphics3D"3D graphics expression
    "Image"image
    "ImplicitGaussianCurvature"implicit Gaussian curvature
    "ImplicitMeanCurvature"implicit mean curvature
    "ImplicitNormalVector"implicit normal vector
    "InertiaTensor"moment of inertia tensor of solid
    "LineSegmentLengthCDF"CDF of lengths
    "LineSegmentLengthMean"mean line segment length
    "LineSegmentLengthPDF"PDF of lengths
    "MeanCurvature"mean curvature
    "MetricTensor"metric tensor
    "Name"name
    "NodeCount"number of nodes
    "NormalVector"normal vector
    "Parameters"parameters
    "ParametricEquations"parametric equations
    "PrincipalCurvatures"principal curvatures
    "PunctureCount"number of punctures
    "RelatedWolframLanguageSymbols"related symbols in the Wolfram Language
    "RicciTensor"Ricci tensor
    "RiemannTensor"Riemann tensor
    "SecondFundamentalForm"coefficients of the second fundamental form
    "SemialgebraicDescription"semialgebraic description
    "SingularPoints"singular points
    "SurfaceArea"surface area
    "VariableConstraints"variable constraints
    "VariableDescriptions"description of variables
    "Variables"variables
    "VectorLength"vector length
    "Volume"volume of solid

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Use Ctrl+Equal for entity discovery:

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Return a list of sample surface entities:

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Use Ctrl+Equal to discover properties of a surface:

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Display an image of a surface:

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Find properties of a surface:

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Return people associated with a surface:

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Find a list of sample entity classes of surfaces:

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Find surfaces in a given class:

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Introduced in 2014
(10.0)
| Updated in 2016
(11.0)