Tetrahedron#

Tetrahedron(radius=1.0, center=(0.0, 0.0, 0.0))[source]#

Create a tetrahedron of a given size.

A tetrahedron is composed of four congruent equilateral triangles.

Parameters
radiusfloat, optional

The radius of the circumscribed sphere for the tetrahedron.

centersequence, optional

Three-length sequence defining the center of the tetrahedron.

Returns
pyvista.PolyData

Mesh for the tetrahedron. Cell scalars are defined that assign integer labels to each face (with array name "FaceIndex").

Examples

Create and plot a tetrahedron.

>>> import pyvista
>>> tetra = pyvista.Tetrahedron()
>>> tetra.plot(categories=True)
../../../_images/pyvista-Tetrahedron-1_00_00.png

See Platonic Solids for more examples using this filter.