Surface Parameterization
A surface in 3-
Space
can be parameterized by two variables (or coordinates)
and
such that
(1)
(2)
(3)
If a surface is parameterized as above, then the tangent
Vectors
(4)
(5)
are useful in computing the
Surface Area
and
Surface Integral
.
See also
Smooth Surface
,
Surface Area
,
Surface Integral
© 1996-9
Eric W. Weisstein
1999-05-26