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Elliptic Paraboloid

  • Definition: A quadratic surface which has elliptical cross section. The elliptic paraboloid of height h, semimajor axis a, and semiminor axis b can be specified parametrically by x = a*sqrt(u)cosv, y = b*sqrt(u)sinv, z = u, for v in [0,2pi) and u in [0,h].

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