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Astrid May 29, 2006 16:42

Hi all,

I would like to create a sort of an egg in Design modeller. Therefore, I need an ellipsoidal body with three different radii. Does anyone know how to do this?

I am not very familiar with DM but know how to draw an ellips.........


Robin May 29, 2006 16:58

Re: Egg
Sketch it, then revolve it.

Astrid May 30, 2006 03:06

Re: Egg
Yes, but the radius over which I would like to revolve is is not constant. As I mentioned, it is SORT of an egg, with three different radii...


Robin May 30, 2006 08:20

Re: Egg
There are a whole variety of 2D drawing tools. On the same plane, you can create multiple sketches, using one for reference geometry (such as your three cirles) and the other for the actual sketch you will revolve. For the working sketch I would use a polyline and contrain it to the circles.


Michael Bo Hansen June 1, 2006 05:08

Re: Egg
Have you got SolidWorkS? I made an egg which you can get at

Michael Bo

Michael Bo Hansen June 1, 2006 05:10

Re: Egg

Astrid June 1, 2006 05:53

Re: Egg
Hi Michael,

I am requested to give a login code and password. Hint???


Michael Bo Hansen June 1, 2006 08:15

Re: Egg
send me your emailaddress.

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