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Interactive Gallery of Quadric Surfaces - Gallery

Jonathan Rogness

Choose a surface using the name in the right column. If you have an equation or a picture and aren't sure which quadric surface it is, use the table to associate it with a name. You can also review cross sections or how to use the images in this gallery. (These links will open in a new window.)

Picture Equation Name
Picture Picture,
where A and B have the same sign.
Elliptic Paraboloid
Picture Picture,
where A and B have different signs.
Hyperbolid Paraboloid
Picture Picture Ellipsoid
Picture Picture Double Cone
Picture Picture Hyperboloid of One Sheet
Picture Picture Hyperboloid of Two Sheets

Jonathan Rogness, "Interactive Gallery of Quadric Surfaces - Gallery," Convergence (September 2005)