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# Questions tagged [graphics3d]

For questions specific to the Graphics3D command and related 3D graphics functionality.

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### Fill the gap when plotting surfaces

I would like to plot the intersection between the surface $z=-\frac{y}{2}+1$ and the surface $z=\sqrt{1-x^{2}}$. This is what I tried: ...
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### Adding positional guides to multiple points in 3D plots?

I have a graph showing multiple points in 3D space and need to accurately be able to represent their position. I'm looking to add dropping points underneath similar to this example graphic: I could ...
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### Make 3D graphics “look” 2D

I'm working with some basic 3D graphics stuff: ...
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### Modelling a Crankshaft

In the linked documentation, a crankshaft is imported as a GraphicsComplex, which can then be turned into a Finite Element Mesh for the purposes of Finite Element Analysis. I wondered if anyone knew ...
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### RevolutionPlot3D: get graphics primitives

From this answer, I was able to figure out how to get the graphics primitive from a Plot3D. However, this does not seem to work for a ...
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### Can I convert my SMTShowMesh Object into a mathematica graphics object in AceFem?

My question is related to a string of questions Ive asked in the last few days. I'm trying to superimpose a vectorplot on a3D plot that I've produced on AceFem using the SMTShowMesh Command. I'm ...
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### Intersection between shape and line

I have a shape with some lines. Both are graphics in Mathematica. ...
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### Weird Arrowhead behaviour when playing with BoxRatios->1

Basically the arrowhead is dependent on the scaling, and I would like it so that it wasn't the case, for example when α is 1 Then the arrowhead is displayed as it ...
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### How do you draw a path on a parametric sphere?

Given a parameterized sphere defined by: ...
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### How do you plot random points in three dimensions?

I've got a function that maps a 2D plane onto a sphere (I'm trying to learn about Geodesics). ...
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### Merging two 2D wave animations into one 3D animation?

I have an electric field, Elec[d_, w_, q_, r_, t_] = -((q accel)/(4 \[Pi] Subscript[\[Epsilon], 0] r c^2)) Subscript[\[Epsilon], 0] := 8.85*10^-12 c := 3*10^8 ...
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### Having issues trying to animate an electric and magnetic field of a moving point charge [duplicate]

I'm currently trying to plot an electric and magnetic field using Mathematica, but I'm quite new to the program and I've run into a wall. I start out with a moving point charge, and this is what I've ...
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### How can I show that a sphere is rolling in a simulation?

I recently wrote code to simulate a table tennis ball rolling on the ground. v0 = 10; w0 = 8; R = 4; mu = 0.2; g = 9.8; δ = (2 (v0 + w0 R))/(5 mu g); This gives ...
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### Finding points in a plane

The end of the Star Wars saga is near, so I feel compelled to design a Mouse Droid. Based upon the Paul Murphy's schematics I've reconstructed the outline of the top shell: Since my goal is to ...
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### Plotting the electric field from a moving charge in 3D

I want to show a 3D electric field changing with time in response to the path of a moving charged particle. I have an animation of a particle traveling along a helical path using the parametrization ...
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### How to draw sketches of objects using lines (curves) only

Update Thanks for your comments, now I see that it's not easy to have 3D graphics in vector form. This is fine though, because the major reason that I'd like to do it in mathematica is that I'd ...
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### Trying to understand Electromagnetism using mathematica

I was wondering if there was a possible way to animate electric and magnetic field lines using Mathematica? I'm currently doing a physics major and taking an upper level electromagnetism course. I'm ...
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### Export Graphics3D Object as .fbx file with animation

Suppose I have a Graphics3D object named objanim that is a function of some variable t. I can export this animation to a ...
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### Add set of points on top of another graph and turn 3D plot to 2D

I have the following function f[x,y] and I figured out how to plot it to a specified domain, that you can observe in the code, but only in plot3D form I am trying to convert it to just a 2D graph. In ...
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### Modeling a Partial Differential Equation

I'm in the midst of solving the given problem Given the setup I tried writing up the following: ...
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### How to draw a 3D point moving along a helical path?

I have an animation for a helix being drawn in 3D but I really want to have a point on there that draws the helix. I've seen similar problems on here for 2D and I tried adapting the suggestions but I ...
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### wave 3d animation

How to animate a 3D wave propagation similar to that in the following video ? enter link description here
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### Visualising and detecting stacked oblate particles

Context: I am trying to learn how to visualize a box filled with oblate-shaped particles. These are in contrast to prolates which can be drawn using for example ...
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### Mapping a flat unit plane composed of polygons onto a cylinder

I'm looking to map a flat plane composed of triangles onto a cylinder, and then ultimately use a manipulate function to show the plane wrapping into a cylinder. Here is the code I have so far, I've ...
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### Can I label a point in a Plot3D? and how

This question comes after I received some nice answers of yours, concerning the labeling of intersection points of two curves in the , see hereHow to label intersection point in Plot The answers I ...
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### How does one splice together parts of two 3D density plots, without changing the original colors?

How does one splice together the t=0 to 59 part of the first plot with the t=59 to 60 part of the second plot, without changing the original colors of either plot? I have spent hours looking for an ...
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### How to get rid of clipping artifacts?

The following is a MWE extracted from a more complex graphic. ...
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### How do I plot a plane AND a graph in ONE 3D Plot?

I want to plot the Van der Waals-equations, specifically the part in which the Van der Waals loop is shown. First I tried plotting it with the Plot3D[] function, ...
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### How to auto-rotate a MeshRegion?

I have a 3D MeshRegion region1 as below: ...
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### Making cuts in a paraboloid of revolution modified [closed]

I need my to have like parabolic holes where the bumps or fins are ubicated, like in this image, so that they match with the same fins or bumps: The graphic I have was done with a paraboloid and the ...
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### Plotting a disk with a z-value different to zero

I'm plotting a disk with ParametricPlot3d, but I need it to be drawn at z = 0.4, in order to join it with another plot. ...
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### 3D plotting: make some edges of the bounding box dashed [duplicate]

I am trying to produce a very simple 3D scatterplot with ListPointPlot3D[stratdatacleannew] with stratdatacleannew a list of ...
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### ListPlot3D surface with logarithmic-scale

I'm tring to do a ListPlot3D however I don't get any answer from Mathematica. Furthermore, I'd like to introduce a log scale in the y-axis. Which function could ...
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### Plot RectangularChart3D in Mathematica 12

I would like to have a 3d rectangle chart looks like the following: Later on, I will use different transparent color for each small 3d rectangle. It seems that the function RectangleChart3D can give ...
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### Create a templated double gyroid with a hexagonal mesh and etched hexagonal mesh

I'm looking for a way to create patterns on the surface of 3D objects. One thing I have not been able to do is to create a hexagonal mesh on a templated double gyroid structure. What I would like to ...
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### Canceling a color specification

I can get the default colors for one figure (Cuboid), and then color another figure (Sphere), as here: Graphics3D[ {Cuboid[], Red, Sphere[]} ] However, if I ...
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### HalfLine to draw lines “to infinity”

I'd like to draw a simple figure illustrating geometric perspective (so-called "central-point perspective") in which perspective lines on two cubes are extended "to infinity," where they meet. Here ...
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### Making a animation of multiple 3D objects rotating

I know that there is a similar question of taking an animation of 3D object, however since I'm not good at Mathematica nor English, I couldn't figure out how to make animation of multiple objects ...