Dodecagonal prism

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Uniform Dodecagonal prism
Dodecagonal prism.png
Type Prismatic uniform polyhedron
Elements F = 14, E = 36, V = 24 (χ = 2)
Faces by sides 12{4}+2{12}
Schläfli symbol t{2,12} or {12}x{}
Wythoff symbol 2 12 | 2
2 2 6 |
Coxeter diagrams CDel node 1.pngCDel 2.pngCDel node 1.pngCDel 12.pngCDel node.png
CDel node 1.pngCDel 2.pngCDel node 1.pngCDel 6.pngCDel node 1.png
CDel node 1.pngCDel 2.pngCDel node h.pngCDel 12.pngCDel node h.png
CDel node h.pngCDel 2x.pngCDel node h.pngCDel 12.pngCDel node 1.png
Symmetry D12h, [12,2], (*12.2.2), order 48
Rotation group D12, [12,2]+, (12.2.2), order 24
References U76(j)
Dual Dodecagonal dipyramid
Properties convex, zonohedron
Dodecagonal prism vf.png
Vertex figure
4.4.12

In geometry, the dodecagonal prism is the tenth in an infinite set of prisms, formed by square sides and two regular dodecagon caps.

If faces are all regular, it is a semiregular polyhedron.

Use[edit]

It is used in the construction of two prismatic uniform honeycombs:

Omnitruncated triangular-hexagonal prismatic honeycomb.png
Omnitruncated triangular-hexagonal prismatic honeycomb
CDel node 1.pngCDel 6.pngCDel node 1.pngCDel 3.pngCDel node 1.pngCDel 2.pngCDel node 1.pngCDel infin.pngCDel node.png
Truncated hexagonal prismatic honeycomb.png
Truncated hexagonal prismatic honeycomb
CDel node 1.pngCDel 6.pngCDel node 1.pngCDel 3.pngCDel node.pngCDel 2.pngCDel node 1.pngCDel infin.pngCDel node.png

Related polyhedra[edit]

Family of uniform prisms
Polyhedron Triangular prism.png Tetragonal prism.png Pentagonal prism.png Hexagonal prism.png Prism 7.png Octagonal prism.png Prism 9.png Decagonal prism.png Hendecagonal prism.png Dodecagonal prism.png Circular cylinder rh.svg
Tiling Spherical triangular prism.png Spherical square prism.png Spherical pentagonal prism.png Spherical hexagonal prism.png Spherical heptagonal prism.png Spherical octagonal prism.png Spherical decagonal prism.png Infinite prism tiling.png
Config. 3.4.4 4.4.4 5.4.4 6.4.4 7.4.4 8.4.4 9.4.4 10.4.4 11.4.4 12.4.4 ...∞.4.4

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