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Description Illustration of torus
Date (UTC)
Source self-made, with MATLAB
Author Oleg Alexandrov
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% illustration of a torus, obtained as an isosurface
function main()

   % big and small radii of the torus
   R = 3; r = 1; 

   Kb = R+r;
   h = 0.1; % h is the grid size. Smaller h means prettier picture.
   X = (-Kb-h):h:(Kb+h);   m = length(X);
   Y = (-Kb-h):h:(Kb+h);   n = length(Y);
   Z = (-r-h):h:(r+h);     k = length(Z);
   W = zeros(m, n, k); % the zero level set of this function will be the desired shape
   for i=1:m
      for j=1:n
         x = X(i);
         y = Y(j); 
         W(i, j, :) = (sqrt(x^2+y^2)-R)^2 + Z.^2-r^2; % torus eqn, vectorize in Z

   figure(4); clf; hold on; axis equal; axis off;

   H = patch(isosurface(W, 0));
   isonormals(W, H);
   light_green=[184, 224, 98]/256;

   % set some propeties
   set(H, 'FaceColor', light_green, 'EdgeColor','none', 'FaceAlpha', 1);
   set(H, 'SpecularColorReflectance', 0.1, 'DiffuseStrength', 0.8);
   set(H, 'FaceLighting', 'phong', 'AmbientStrength', 0.3);
   set(H, 'SpecularExponent', 108);

   daspect([1 1 1]);
   axis tight;
  % viewing angle
   view(-146, 32);

  % add in a source of light
   camlight (-10, 54); lighting phong;

  %save as png
  print('-dpng', '-r400', sprintf('Torus_illustration.png'));


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current01:12, 13 July 2008Thumbnail for version as of 01:12, 13 July 2008900 × 594 (147 KB)Oleg Alexandrov{{Information |Description=Illustration of torus |Source=self-made, with MATLAB |Date=~~~~~ |Author= Oleg Alexandrov }} {{PD-self}} ==Source code== <source lang="matlab"> % illustration of a torus, o
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