Ellipsoid 2

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Ellipsoid 2 by dennedesigns Jul 15, 2015
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Here is the ellipsoid x^2/4 ^ y^2/6 +z^2/3=1, labeled with its equation. There is a second .stl file showing the surface without the equation.

This model was designed and printed by my WLU summer research student Emily Jaekle ('16). For more information see http://mathvis.academic.wlu.edu/2015/07/16/quadratic-surfaces-ellipsoid/.


This object was made on a MakerBot2X. We used the following settings:
2 shells
0.20mm layer height
10% infill (hexagonal pattern)
Color matched supports
Raft on

We recommend building with a raft, just in case the object falls over.
We also rotated this object before printing, so that the equations printed on the top, not the side.

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