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RevolutionAxis

RevolutionAxis
is an option for RevolutionPlot3D which specifies the revolution axis around which the curve should be rotated.
  • The default setting RevolutionAxis specifies that the z axis should be the revolution axis.
Create a surface of revolution by rotating around the axis:
Rotate around the axis instead:
Create a surface of revolution by rotating around the axis:
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Rotate around the axis instead:
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Revolve a function curve around the line through and in the plane:
Specify axes by name:
Rotating around the axis gives a disk:
Revolve a function curve around the line through and :
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