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Pyramid

Pyramid

Pyramid

MouseOK    Menu: Draw – Meshes > Pyramid

KeyboardOK Command line: 3D

The command creates a pyramid or a tetrahedron.

Options:

Tetrahedron

Switch to create the tetrahedron.

Ridge

Switch to create a pyramid with a top with a ridge form.

Top

Switch to create a truncated pyramid.

When you create a pyramid, the following prompts are displayed:

Specify first corner point for base of pyramid:

Specify point 1.

Specify second corner point for base of pyramid:

Specify point 2.

Specify third corner point for base of pyramid:

Specify point 3.

Specify fourth corner point for base of pyramid or [Tetrahedron]:

Specify point 4.

Specify apex point of pyramid or [Ridge/Top]:

Specify point 5.

When you create a truncated pyramid, the following prompts are displayed:

Specify first corner point for base of pyramid:

Specify point 1.

Specify second corner point for base of pyramid:

Specify point 2.

Specify third corner point for base of pyramid:

Specify point 3.

Specify fourth corner point for base of pyramid

or [Tetrahedron]:

Specify point 4.

Specify apex point of pyramid or [Ridge/Top]:

Select the Top option.

Specify first corner point for top of pyramid:

Specify point 5.

Specify second corner point for top of pyramid:

Specify point 6.

Specify third corner point for top of pyramid:

Specify point 7.

Specify fourth corner point for top of pyramid:

Specify point 8.

note: To create the top of a pyramid, it is necessary to set the points in the same order as for the base.

When you create a truncated tetrahedron, the following prompts are displayed:

Specify first corner point for base of pyramid:

Specify point 1.

Specify second corner point for base of pyramid:

Specify point 2.

Specify third corner point for base of pyramid:

Specify point 3.

Specify fourth corner point for base of pyramid or [Tetrahedron]:

Select the Tetrahedron option.

Specify apex point of tetrahedron or [Top]:

Select the Top option.

Specify first corner point for top of tetrahedron:

Specify point 4.

Specify second corner point for top of tetrahedron:

Specify point 5.

Specify third corner point for top of tetrahedron:

Specify point 6.

note: To create the top of a tetrahedron it is necessary to set the points in the same order as for the base.

When you create a pyramid with the top with the ridge form, the following prompts are displayed:

Specify first corner point for base of pyramid:

Specify point 1.

Specify second corner point for base of pyramid:

Specify point 2.

Specify third corner point for base of pyramid:

Specify point 3.

Specify fourth corner point for base of pyramid or [Tetrahedron]:

Specify point 4.

Specify apex point of pyramid or [Ridge/Top]:

Select the Ridge option.

Specify first ridge end point of pyramid:

Specify point 5.

Specify second ridge end point of pyramid:

Specify point 6.

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