Lines and Surface Contours

The following are examples of creating line collection objects and applying color to the object.

Surface Contours

A set of constant Z contour lines generated from a surface object.../_images/contours_z.png

Vertical Contour Set

A set of constant Z contour lines generated from a surface object.../_images/b_demo.png

Vertical Contour Set 2

3D visualization of 2D function with coefficients.../_images/elliptic_curve.png

Elliptic Curve

Set of surface contour lines constructed normal to a direction.../_images/contour_lineset_colored.png

Colored Surface Contour Set

Planar contours on a conic surface.../_images/conic.png

Surface Contours

Planar contour colors taken from the surface color.../_images/fun011_contours.png

Constant Z Contours of a Function

Comparison between planar and radial contours of an identical surface.../_images/pl_sph_contours.png

Planar and Radial Contours

Contours from a Datagrid Surface.../_images/jacks_contours.png

Elevation Contours of a Datagrid

Just for fun. Contours constructed from a surface.../_images/mand_contours.png

Mandelbrot Contours

Contours constructed from a surface, project to a xy-plane.../_images/mri_contours.png

MRI Contours 2D plot

Contour constructed from a colormap surface and then projected onto a plane.../_images/townsend.png

Contour Projections

Using surfaces to construct 2D plots.../_images/domain_coloring_2d_1.png

Domain Coloring, 2D from 3D

Surface and contours are clipped with a surface based function.../_images/gomez_levy_1.png

Clipping Surface and Contours

General contour projection to a plane.../_images/gen_cont_proj.png

General Surface Contour Projections

Cylindrical contours on a cylindrical surface.../_images/tube_disp_contours.png

Cylindrical Contours

Comparison between two methods for contour coloring.../_images/contours_color.png

Contour Coloring

Comparison between two methods for contour coloring of a spherical function.../_images/sph_harm_contours_1.png Representing f(θ,φ) Contours
Cylindrical contours on cylindrical surfaces.../_images/twist_contours.png

Cylindrical Contours

Cylindrical contours of constant radius for complex functions.../_images/complex_contours.png

Complex Cylindrical Contours

Spherical contours on a functional defined surface.../_images/contours_spherical.png

Spherical Contours

Spherical contours on a image-mapped surface.../_images/earth_elev_contours.png

Earth Elevation Contours

Spherical contour projection of a image-mapped surface.../_images/earth_dry_elev_contours.png

Earth Elevation Projected Contours

Contours on a general surface object.../_images/bunny_contours.png

Bunny Contours