Part Torus

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Part Torus.svg Part Torus

Menu location
Part → Torus
Workbenches
Part, Complete
Default shortcut
None
Introduced in version
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See also
Part CreatePrimitives


Description

Creates a simple parametric torus, with position, angle1, angle2, angle3, radius1 and radius2 as parameters.

SimpleTorus.jpg

How to use

In the Part workbench click on the torus icon Part Torus.png. The torus will be positioned at origin (point 0,0,0) on creation. The angle parameters (angle1, angle2, angle3), as well as the radius parameter ( radius1 , radius2) parameters permit to parametrize the torus, see next paragraph.

Option

TorusExampleOverviewParameters.jpg


Parameter

A torus can be assimilated to a small disc that makes a circular orbit around an imaginary axe. Thus the parametric torus is defined by the following parameters:

  • Radius 1: Radius of the circle around which the disc circulate
  • Radius 2: Radius of the disc defining the form of the torus
  • Angle 1: 1nd angle to cut / define the disc of the torus
  • Angle 2: 2nd angle to cut / define the disc of the torus
  • Angle 3: 3rd angle to define the circumference of the torus.


as well as the standard set of placement parameters. The pictures below give a visual overview of the parameters antecedently mentioned:

TorusExampleRadius1.jpg

TorusExampleRadius2.jpg

TorusExampleAngle1.jpg

TorusExampleAngle2.jpg


TorusExampleAngle3.jpg

Property

Scripting

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