# Mesh generator to triangulate a sphere surface

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 September 5, 2001, 12:17 Mesh generator to triangulate a sphere surface #1 Tony Guest   Posts: n/a Hi there, Does anybody have a stand-alone mesh generator to triangulate a sphere surface? Thanks for your help. Tony

 September 5, 2001, 12:52 Re: Mesh generator to triangulate a sphere surface #2 John C. Chien Guest   Posts: n/a (1). If you divide a sphere into eight equal part, then each will have three vertices. (2). From there, you can make horizontal cut and further divide each band into smaller triangles.

 September 5, 2001, 13:17 Re: Mesh generator to triangulate a sphere surface #3 Tony Guest   Posts: n/a Thanks John, Is it possible to make all the elements equilateral and look like the same from all directions? Tony

 September 5, 2001, 14:43 Re: Mesh generator to triangulate a sphere surface #4 Adrin Gharakhani Guest   Posts: n/a > Is it possible to make all the elements equilateral and look like the same from all directions? Yes! Check for the keyword "icosahedron" on the net or the literature Adrin Gharakhani

 September 5, 2001, 16:53 Re: Mesh generator to triangulate a sphere surface #5 Tony Guest   Posts: n/a Hi Adrin, Thanks a lot. It really helps. For those who are also interested in icosahedron, pls visit http://polyhedra.wolfram.com/platonic/Icosahedron.html for details. Tony

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