10054
EXPLORE
LATEST
ABOUT
AUTHORING AREA
PARTICIPATE
Your browser does not support JavaScript or it may be disabled!
Unfolding a Cone
This Demonstration shows how to unfold a cone into a planar pie-shaped sector of a circle. The cone is cut along a straight line from its apex. An increasing part of the surface flattens out as the process continues.
Contributed by:
Richard Kausch
THINGS TO TRY
Rotate and Zoom in 3D
Automatic Animation
SNAPSHOTS
RELATED LINKS
Cone
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
Conic Section
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
PERMANENT CITATION
"
Unfolding a Cone
" from
the Wolfram Demonstrations Project
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/UnfoldingACone/
Contributed by:
Richard Kausch
Share:
Embed Interactive Demonstration
New!
Just copy and paste this snippet of JavaScript code into your website or blog to put the live Demonstration on your site.
More details »
Download Demonstration as CDF »
Download Author Code »
(preview »)
Files require
Wolfram
CDF Player
or
Mathematica
.
Related Demonstrations
More by Author
Cone, Tent, and Cylinder
George Beck
Circular Hole Drilled in a Cone
Erik Mahieu
Modeling a Pseudosphere with Cones
Sándor Kabai
A General Cone
Jaime Rangel-Mondragon
Cylinder Hemisphere Cone
Michael Schreiber
Regular Cone Nets
Michael Schreiber
Circular Hole Drilled in a Cylinder
Erik Mahieu
Meissner Tetrahedra
Izidor Hafner
Eggs using Spherical Coordinates
Michael Schreiber
Exploring Cylindrical Coordinates
Faisal Mohamed
Related Topics
3D Graphics
Solid Geometry
Surfaces
High School Calculus and Analytic Geometry
High School Geometry
High School Mathematics
Browse all topics
Note: To run this Demonstration you need Mathematica 7+ or the free Mathematica Player 7EX
Download or upgrade to
Mathematica Player 7EX
I already have
Mathematica Player
or
Mathematica 7+