# The volume of the region enclosed by $x=y^3$, $x=0$, $y=2$ [duplicate]

The volume of the region enclosed by $x=y^{3}$, $x=0$, $y=2$, revolved around the X-axis is?

My question is, how would that solid be represented?

## 2 Answers

Update

Thanks to @ubpdqn for pointing out that it should be {x, 0, 8}, not {x, 0, 2^(1/3)}.

I think this is what you want:

region = ImplicitRegion[
y^2 + z^2 < x^(2/3),
{{x, 0, 8}, {y, -2, 2},{z, -2, 2}}
];

Volume @ DiscretizeRegion @ region


60.1229

The discretization isn't very accurate, so alternatives to produce a more accurate answer are:

Integrate[π x^(2/3), {x, 0, 8}]
%//N

NIntegrate[1, {x,y,z} ∈ region]


96 π/5

60.3186

60.3186

Visualization:

Region[region, Axes->True, AxesLabel->{"x", "y", "z"}] • but I want to see the figure in three dimensions – Python241820 Dec 12 '17 at 23:27
• @Python241820 Visualization added. – Carl Woll Dec 12 '17 at 23:31
• @CarlWoll with sincere respect I think the region "enclosed by" $x=y^{1/3}, x=0,y=2$ is not the region you define. I am very happy to be corrected. I apologize for any misconception. – ubpdqn Dec 13 '17 at 5:04
• @ubpdqn Thanks, I think I fixed it, although it still disagrees with your interpretation. – Carl Woll Dec 13 '17 at 6:41
• @CarlWoll Carl is Integrate[[Pi]*(4 - x^(2/3)), {x, 0, 8}]. = 64pi/5 – Python241820 Dec 14 '17 at 21:45

I have interpreted the region as shown in the filled region of the plot below (the area enclosed by $x=y1/3,x=0,y=2$ rotated around the x-axis. I am happy to delete if I have misunderstood. So,

Plot[{x^(1/3), 2}, {x, 0, 8}, Epilog -> {Red, Line[{{0, 0}, {0, 2}}]},
Filling -> {1 -> {2}}]
reg = ImplicitRegion[
x^(2/3) < y^2 + z^2 < 4, {{x, 0, 8}, {y, -2, 2}, {z, -2, 2}}]
s[u_, v_] := {u ^3, u Cos[v], u Sin[v]}
pp = ParametricPlot3D[s[u, v], {u, 0, 2}, {v, 0, 2 Pi}, Mesh -> None,
PlotStyle -> Red];
rp = RegionPlot3D[reg, PlotPoints -> 100, PlotStyle -> Opacity[0.3]];
Show[rp, pp]


The volume can be determined by using cylindrical coordinates and subtracting from bounding cylinder...

  vol = Pi 2^2 8 -
Integrate[ r , {t, 0, 2 Pi}, {z, 0, 8}, {r, 0, z^(1/3)}] 