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3D Design in Mathematica

Welcome! My name is Chris Hanusa. I have been doing 3D design using Mathematica since 2014 to supplement my teaching at Queens College and to create mathematical art and jewelry. Below are some materials I have created and curated to help newcomers get started.

Materials for the Workshop held at New York University's ITP:

Save ALL of the following files into an easy-to-find folder. We will be generating STL files in the same folder. As we go through these tutorials, don't forget to save your work.

Step-by-step Tutorials:

Additional Online Resources about visualizing mathematics:

Web-based Mathematica Resources:

Print-based Mathematica Resources:

  • Computational Recreations in Mathematica by Ilan Vardi — A moderate-to-advanced resource with topics similar to those in this class.
  • Mathematica in Action by Stan Wagon — A beginning-to-moderate introductory resource with additional topics you might decide to investigate.
  • An Introduction to Programming with Mathematica by Paul Wellin, Richard Gaylord, and Samuel Kamin — A moderate introduction to programming in Mathematica.
  • Computational discrete mathematics: combinatorics and graph theory with Mathematica by Sriram Pemmaraju and Steven Skiena — A guide for using Mathematica to do combinatorics and graph theory.
  • Mathematica by Example: by Martha L. Abell and James P. Braselton — A book guiding you through learning Mathematica by example.
  • Mathematica Navigator: Mathematics, Statistics and Graphics by Heikki Ruskeepaa — An introductory-to-moderate general resource, mostly for calculations.
  • Mathematica GuideBooks — Advanced examples of what Mathematica can do.
  • Mathematica for Scientists and Engineers by Thomas B. Bahder — An advanced resource to understand how to use Mathematica to solve research problems.
  • The Student's Introduction to MATHEMATICA by Bruce F. Torrence and Eve A. Torrence — Introduction to and examples of Mathematica in Calculus, Precalculus, and Linear Algebra.