Dodecagonal duoprism

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Dodecagonal duoprism
Rank4
TypeUniform
Notation
Bowers style acronymTwaddip
Coxeter diagramx12o x12o ()
Elements
Cells24 dodecagonal prisms
Faces144 squares, 24 dodecagons
Edges288
Vertices144
Vertex figureTetragonal disphenoid, edge lengths (2+6)/2 (bases) and 2 (sides)
Measures (edge length 1)
Circumradius
Inradius
Hypervolume
Dichoral anglesTwip–12–twip: 150°
 Twip–4–twip: 90°
Central density1
Number of external pieces24
Level of complexity3
Related polytopes
ArmyTwaddip
RegimentTwaddip
DualDodecagonal duotegum
ConjugateDodecagrammic duoprism
Abstract & topological properties
Euler characteristic0
OrientableYes
Properties
SymmetryI2(12)≀S2, order 1152
ConvexYes
NatureTame

The dodecagonal duoprism or twaddip, also known as the dodecagonal-dodecagonal duoprism, the 12 duoprism or the 12-12 duoprism, is a noble uniform duoprism that consists of 24 dodecagonal prisms, with 4 joining at each vertex. It is also the 24-11 gyrochoron. It is the first in an infinite family of isogonal dodecagonal dihedral swirlchora and also the first in an infinite family of isochoric dodecagonal hosohedral swirlchora.

This polychoron can be alternated into a hexagonal duoantiprism, although it cannot be made uniform. Twelve of the dodecagons can also be alternated into long ditrigons to create a hexagonal-hexagonal prismantiprismoid, or it can be subsymmetrically faceted into a square triswirlprism or a triangular tetraswirlprism, which are nonuniform.

Vertex coordinates[edit | edit source]

The vertices of a dodecagonal duoprism of edge length 1, centered at the origin, are given by:

Variations[edit | edit source]

A dodecagonal duoprism has the following Coxeter diagrams:

  • x12o x12o () (full symmetry)
  • x6x x12o () (one dodecagon as dihexagon)
  • x6x x6x () (both dodecagons as dihexagons)

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