Inventor General Discussion

## Inventor General Discussion

*Jürgen Palme
Message 1 of 30 (385 Views)

# Oloid

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11-05-2006 05:40 AM
Did someone of you ever model an oloid? I spent a lot of time but can't find
a solution.

Juergen
*Wolfe
Message 2 of 30 (385 Views)

# Re: Oloid

11-05-2006 06:14 AM in reply to: *Jürgen Palme
Would these URL help.
http://members.home.nl/arie.brederode/olo3.html
http://www1.ttcn.ne.jp/~a-nishi/oloid/z_oloid.html
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/Oloid.html

Wolfe

"Jürgen Palme "
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Did someone of you ever model an oloid? I spent a lot of time but can't find
a solution.

Juergen
*W. Holzwarth
Message 3 of 30 (385 Views)

# Re: Oloid (11 SP2)

11-05-2006 06:27 AM in reply to: *Jürgen Palme
I never realized the Oloid existence before. But perhaps I'm pretty close

Walter

"Jürgen Palme "
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Did someone of you ever model an oloid? I spent a lot of time but can't find
a solution.

Juergen
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# Re: Oloid (11 SP2)

11-05-2006 06:35 AM in reply to: *Jürgen Palme
The way I read it the radius of each is equal but the distance between centers is r(2^(1/2)). I did a twisted band a couple of months ago that might lend a solution but of course can't find it now with search.
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# Re: Oloid (11 SP2)

11-05-2006 06:40 AM in reply to: *Jürgen Palme
>can't find it now
I searched (on web side) for twisted band jd and got this:
*W. Holzwarth
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# Re: Oloid (11 SP2)

11-05-2006 06:47 AM in reply to: *Jürgen Palme
It's not a real difference in modeling, Jeffery, in my eyes. And I'm more
than sure, that you'll agree with me.
But look here:
http://www.wundersamessammelsurium.de/Mathematisches/Torkler/index.html

There are some lines about the oloid. And they are telling, that the
distance between the circle's center points equals their radii.
But, as mentioned before: Not a big change for a parametric system.

Walter

schrieb im Newsbeitrag news:5385550@discussion.autodesk.com...
The way I read it the radius of each is equal but the distance between
centers is r(2^(1/2)). I did a twisted band a couple of months ago that
might lend a solution but of course can't find it now with search.
*Troy Grose
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# Re: Oloid (11 SP2)

11-05-2006 07:07 AM in reply to: *Jürgen Palme
Webside NG search...

I guess that goes to show that the webside needs a little bit of a makeover.

shekarsub[Autodesk] wrote:
>> can't find it now
> I searched (on web side) for twisted band jd and got this:
*Ray Dyson
Message 8 of 30 (385 Views)

# Re: Oloid (11 SP2)

11-05-2006 08:27 AM in reply to: *Jürgen Palme
I like mine better than Walters. Unfortunately it wasn't made with IV. I
added the holes to see if the solid would be editable since it shows to have
errors.
I'd do a quality check, but you can see from the jpeg that something is
trashed in this install.
Ray

"W. Holzwarth" wrote in message
news:5385538@discussion.autodesk.com...
It's not a real difference in modeling, Jeffery, in my eyes. And I'm more
than sure, that you'll agree with me.
But look here:
http://www.wundersamessammelsurium.de/Mathematisches/Torkler/index.html

There are some lines about the oloid. And they are telling, that the
distance between the circle's center points equals their radii.
But, as mentioned before: Not a big change for a parametric system.

Walter

schrieb im Newsbeitrag news:5385550@discussion.autodesk.com...
The way I read it the radius of each is equal but the distance between
centers is r(2^(1/2)). I did a twisted band a couple of months ago that
might lend a solution but of course can't find it now with search.
*Jürgen Palme
Message 9 of 30 (385 Views)

# Re: Oloid (11 SP2)

11-05-2006 09:11 AM in reply to: *Jürgen Palme
That's exactly one of my experiments. But an oloid has a sharp edge only
along the arc. Along the tangential line it must be a smoothed surface. I
also added a third sketch (mirrored to the first sketch) and tried a lofting
trough three sketches. But now I don't get a sharp edge along the arc.
???

"W. Holzwarth" schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:5385533@discussion.autodesk.com...
I never realized the Oloid existence before. But perhaps I'm pretty close

Walter
*Jürgen Palme
Message 10 of 30 (385 Views)

# Re: Oloid (11 SP2)

11-05-2006 09:45 AM in reply to: *Jürgen Palme
This model seems to be close to the goal. Unfortunately I can't see how to
model this with IV.

Juergen

"Ray Dyson" schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:5385587@discussion.autodesk.com...
I like mine better than Walters.
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