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Hyperbolic Paraboloid

hyperbolic paraboloid n. A surface of which all sections parallel to one coordinate plane are hyperbolas and all sections parallel to another.

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Polyhedral Sculptures with Hyperbolic Paraboloids
Project Origami Hyperbolic Paraboloid (Hypar)
This project shows how to construct an origami hyperbolic paraboloid - hypar. This shape is also sometimes called a saddle or saddle surface.
Finite Element Analysis of Hyperbolic Paraboloid Groined Vault
A new hyperbolic parabolic triangular finite element is developed in this paper.
The hyperbolic paraboloid is one of the ruled surfaces Gaudí used have to be evened, since the hyperbolic paraboloid is simply a twisted plane.

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Take five: Architect Richard Henmi designed Del Taco building
Its saucer shaped roof -- technically a hyperbolic paraboloid -- is integral to the entire complex's design. The complex is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
AD Classics: Expo '58 + Philips Pavilion / Le Corbusier and Iannis Xenakis
For the final design of the Pavilion, Xanakis, with a team of engineers and artist, developed a three-pronged tent, constructed with thin-shelled concrete panels of hyperbolic paraboloid shapes.

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Paraboloid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The hyperbolic paraboloid (not to be confused with a hyperboloid) is a doubly ruled surface shaped like a saddle.
Hyperbolic Paraboloid -- from Wolfram MathWorld
Gray, A. "The Hyperbolic Paraboloid." Modern Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces with Mathematica, 2nd ed.
IGQS: Hyperbolic Paraboloid
Hyperbolic Paraboloids (Erik Demaine)
Mar 8, 2011 A hyperbolic paraboloid is an infinite surface in three dimensions with hyperbolic and parabolic cross-sections.
The Hyperbolic Paraboloid
A contour plot of the hyperbolic paraboloid is shown at right. Clearly, the level curves of the surface are hyperbolas.

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