The intersection of cylinders, whose axes allgo through a common point and have equally distributed directions, yields very interestingshapes.

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The figure indicates the number of intersectingcylinders.

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Elementsfrom the analytical geometry

Moreinformation for the intersection of 4 cylinders

As anexample, details for the intersection 150

Otherviews on the intersection of 3 cylinders

Interestingrelationships between the polygedra giving the directions of the intersectingcylindres.

A theorem for the number of facets of a intersection of cylinders.

Recognize the pattern of an intersection of cylinders.

See also: http://mathworld.wolfram.com/SteinmetzSolid.html

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