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Equations For the Elliptical Torus

The parametric equations for the family of elliptic tori of revolution are given by
f(u, v) = [ (a + cos(v))*cos(u), (a + cos(v))*sin(u), sin(v) +
cos(v) ]. 
When |a| > 1, the torus does not intersect itself. The elliptical torus shown on the welcome page has a = 0.
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