Surface Area of Surface of Revolution - Teaching Concepts with Maple - Maplesoft
Surface Area of Surface of Revolution

A given curve is rotated about each of the coordinate axes, and about lines displaced from the axes. The surface area of each surface of revolution so formed is found with the Surface of Revolution tutor, and with first principles.

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Dr. Robert Lopez
Dr. Robert J. Lopez

Robert Lopez, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA, is an award winning educator in mathematics and is the author of several books including Advanced Engineering Mathematics (Addison-Wesley 2001). For more than two decades, Dr. Lopez has also been a visionary figure in the introduction of Maplesoft technology into undergraduate education.