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Parametric Plotting of Surfaces

  • Stan Wagon

Abstract

The Costa surface is a relatively new type of minimal surface, and it is topologically equivalent to a torus with three punctures. The images shown are from an animation that uses a very simple morphing idea to go from a torus to the Costa surface.

Keywords

Equilateral Triangle Vertical Circle Regular Tetrahedron Outer Strip Costa Surface 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stan Wagon
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceMacalester CollegeSt. PaulUSA

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