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Shell approximation of solid of revolution I

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Shell approximation of solid of revolution I by mathgrrl Apr 21, 2014

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The model pictured on the left is the solid obtained by revolving the region between the graph of y=4-x^2 and the x-axis on [0,2] around the y-axis, and the model on the right is an approximation of that solid using eight shells.

For more information about the math behind approximating volumes with shells, see the link below.

MakerHome, Day 237:
http://makerhome.blogspot.com/2014/04/day-237-shellmaker.html

UPDATE: Now with a handy base to match the Taalman/Kohn calculus book!

MakerHome, Day 243:
http://makerhome.blogspot.com/2014/04/day-243-base-for-shell-models.html

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Very interesting object, the pictures you taken are very graphic ! Thanks for the sharing !

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