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 generate 3-D plot object for a cylinder Calling Sequence cylinder(c, r, h, capped=boolean, strips=n, options) Parameters

 c - center of the base circle of the cylinder r - (optional) radius of the cylinder; default is 1 h - (optional) height of the cylinder; default is 1 capped=boolean - (optional) specifies whether the resulting object should be capped; default is true strips=n - (optional) number of sides; default is 24 Description

 • The cylinder command creates a three-dimensional plot data object, which when displayed is a cylinder of height h.  The base circle of the cylinder is centered at c, of radius r, and parallel to the xy-plane.
 • The plot data object produced by the cylinder command can be used in a PLOT3D data structure, or displayed using the plots[display] command.
 • The cylinder is capped on both ends unless you specify the capped = false option.
 • The cylinder is constructed of n vertical strips, which can be specified with the strips = n option.  The default number of strips is 24.
 • Remaining arguments are interpreted as options, which are specified as equations of the form option = value. For more information, see plottools and plot3d/options. Examples

 > $\mathrm{with}\left(\mathrm{plottools}\right):$
 > $\mathrm{with}\left(\mathrm{plots}\right):$
 > $\mathrm{display}\left(\mathrm{cylinder}\left(\left[1,1,1\right],1,3\right),\mathrm{orientation}=\left[45,70\right],\mathrm{scaling}=\mathrm{constrained}\right)$ > $\mathrm{display}\left(\mathrm{cylinder}\left(\left[1,1,1\right],1,3,\mathrm{capped}=\mathrm{false},\mathrm{strips}=40\right),\mathrm{orientation}=\left[45,70\right],\mathrm{scaling}=\mathrm{constrained}\right)$ > $\mathrm{display}\left(\mathrm{cylinder}\left(\left[1,1,1\right],3,1\right),\mathrm{orientation}=\left[45,70\right],\mathrm{scaling}=\mathrm{constrained}\right)$ 