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nextstep Site Admin
Joined: 06 Jan 2007 Posts: 538

Posted: Wed Jan 10, 2007 6:12 am Post subject: Icosahedron 


Hi all,
One beautiful example with it's associated minimal .Obj mesh generated
by K3DSurf:
Quote: 
F(x, y, z) = if((x^2 + y^2 +z^2 < 35),
2  (cos(x + (1+sqrt(5))/2*y) + cos(x  (1+sqrt(5))/2*y) + cos(y + (1+sqrt(5))/2*z) + cos(y  (1+sqrt(5))/2*z) + cos(z  (1+sqrt(5))/2*x) + cos(z + (1+sqrt(5))/2*x)) ,
1)
[x]:5.5, 5.5
[y]:5.5, 5.5
[z]:5.5, 5.5 
( and Yes, formulas with the "if" instruction
should work with all K3DSurf version )
_________________ Cheers,
Abderrahman 

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inode
Joined: 27 Jan 2007 Posts: 127 Location: Austria

Posted: Fri Feb 09, 2007 2:56 pm Post subject: 


Hi all
This figure can be also defined without a condition :
Code:  F(x,y,z) = 2  (cos(x + (1+sqrt(5))/2*y) + cos(x  (1+sqrt(5))/2*y) + cos(y + (1+sqrt(5))/2*z) + cos(y  (1+sqrt(5))/2*z) + cos(z  (1+sqrt(5))/2*x) + cos(z + (1+sqrt(5))/2*x))*16/(x*x+y*y+z*z)
[x]: 5, 5
[y]: 5, 5
[z]: 5, 5

And if you want a different color for the sphere inside,
activate CND with the formula (x^2+y^2+z^2 > 3)
if you choose (x^2+y^2+z^2 > 2.5)
you'll get patterned sphere.
Last edited by inode on Sun Feb 25, 2007 8:10 am; edited 3 times in total 

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nextstep Site Admin
Joined: 06 Jan 2007 Posts: 538

Posted: Fri Feb 09, 2007 3:54 pm Post subject: 


Hi all,
Brillant idea inode . _________________ Cheers,
Abderrahman 

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tomot
Joined: 21 Jul 2007 Posts: 23 Location: Vancouver

Posted: Sat Apr 04, 2009 12:58 am Post subject: 


FYI: To make the Icosahedron you have to use the following code, if you are using the latest version of K3dSurf:
Code:  F():if((x^2 + y^2 +z^2 < 35),
2  (cos(x + (1+sqrt(5))/2*y) + cos(x  (1+sqrt(5))/2*y) + cos(y + (1+sqrt(5))/2*z) + cos(y  (1+sqrt(5))/2*z) + cos(z  (1+sqrt(5))/2*x) + cos(z + (1+sqrt(5))/2*x)) ,
(x^2 + y^2 +z^2 35))
[x]:5.5, 5.5
[y]:5.5, 5.5
[z]:5.5, 5.5 


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tomot
Joined: 21 Jul 2007 Posts: 23 Location: Vancouver

Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2009 5:18 pm Post subject: 


OOPS! I did not notice it was an example in the main loaded file, sorry! 

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