# Surface Plots¶

The following are examples of creating surface color and geometry.

## Base Surface Plots¶

Surfaces constructed from user defined vertex and face lists.

Base Class Surface

Base Class Surface 2

Truncated Octahedron Edges

Base Class Geometric Mapping

Hypercube

Surface Elements

## Explicit Surfaces, f(x,y)¶

Hello World Example

Hello World Grid Example

Hello World Example 2

Hello World Grid Example 2

Function Plots, z = f(x,y)

Setting a domain for function Plots

Alternative Coordinate View

Radial Color Mapped

Sliced Polar Base Surface

Normalization and Scaling

Surface Displacements in Cylindrical Coordinates

Multiple Geometric Maps

Wireframe Plots

Color Space

Dodecahedron Star

3D Demo

S3Dlib

Random Grid Geometry

## Implicit Surfaces, f(x,y,z)¶

World, Hello

Goursat Surface

Schwarz P Surface

Nodal Surface

Spiral Surface

Iso Surface

Contour Surfaces within a Domain

Schwarz P Contour Surfaces within a Domain

Argument Value Sensitivity

Alternative Visualizations

Vector Surfaces

Interesting Implicit Surface

## Complex Number Surfaces, f( ℂ )¶

Complex Number Representation, Geometry and Colormap

Functions having a Singularity

Complex Number Representation, Radius and Angle

Domain Coloring

Complex Number Representation, Hue and Value

## Parametric Surfaces, f(u,v)¶

Boy Surface, Planar to XYZ

Polar Coordinates to XYZ

Polar Coordinates to XYZ, 2

Spherical Coordinates to XYZ

Klein Bottle, Spherical to XYZ

Figure 8 Klein Bottle

## Ruled Surfaces¶

Ruled surfaces are constructed by connecting two line objects. Examples are given in the Line and Surface Contours section.

## View and Color Control¶

Clipped Surface

Geometric and Alpha Clipping

Inner Surface

Coordinate Transform

Surface Texture

Shaded Mobius Strip Visualization

Functional RGB Color Mapping

Functional HSV Color Mapping

Segmented Cmap Operation

Face Color Array

Base Face Variations

Pntsurf versus Rand Surfaces

## Surface Comparison Examples¶

Parametric Set

Parametric Set 2

Egg Shape

Lab Planes

RGB Planes

Platonic Solids

Surface Face Distributions

Random Face Distributions