0.00 $
 0 item(s)

Paraboloid net

A paraboloid refers to a group of solids formed by rotating a flat geometric figure around an axis, in the case of a paraboloid, the rotation of the curve formed by the parabola function.
 

How can you make a paraboloid of paper?

 
paraboloid
We suggest building a paraboloid model, with the following characteristics: height 130 mm, base diameter 85 mm. Download a paraboloid net.
net paraboloid
 
 
Paraboloid assembly scheme:
paraboloid
1. Glue the upper part of the pattern.
paraboloid2
2. Connect the formed domed part.
 
paraboloid3
3. To avoid difficulties and shift when gluing the base, we recommend that you first glue the auxiliary elements. This will allow you to hold them smoothly when gluing and create the geometric design correct shape.
paraboloid4
4. Glue the base.
 
 
An example from architecture.
 
building paraboloid
 

We could not find the buildings that exactly repeated the parabola formula, but there is a skyscraper in London (United Kingdom) with a very unusual shape. The Mary Eks skyscraper referred to by locals as the Cucumber (or the Gherkin), has no corners, which prevents the wind flow from flowing down and provides natural ventilation. The height of the 41-story building is 180 meters. The building's diameter at the base is 49 meters, which then expands smoothly, reaching a maximum diameter of 57 meters at the level of the 17th floor. The design then narrows, reaching a minimum diameter of 25 meters.

Popular

What is a polyhedron? How to make pdf template

A polyhedronis a solid bounded by flat polygons, which are called faces....

Polyhedra in architecture. Part 4. Tower Syuyumbike

The most famous building in Kazan (a city in Russia) and its main symbol is Tower Syuyumbike. It...

Moscow School 2005

Is it possible to conduct additional school classes in geometry collecting models of polyhedra? Of...

On Cosmonautics Day, we bring the stars closer

There are coincidences, which we do not even suspect. April 12 - Cosmonautics Day!...

Gift of FIFA - polyhedron box

The box geometric shape from a distance resembles a rounded shape, emphasizing the similarity with the...

Polyhedra in architecture. Part 5

Architects have used the elements of polyhedra in designing their constructions since ancient...

What Is More Reliable? Visual Assessment or Accurate Calculation?

This little "joke" task will keep your kids (students) busy for a while! What plastic tetrahedron*...