Volumes of Solids of Revolution: Shell Method
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The volume of a solid of revolution can be approximated using the volumes of concentric cylindrical shells. Choose between rotating around the axis or the axis. Move the sliders to change the space between cylinders and to see the solid emerge.
Contributed by: Helen Papadopoulos (March 2011)
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"Volumes of Solids of Revolution: Shell Method"
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
Published: March 7 2011