Build your own parabolic collector.

Build your own parabolic reflector, by stacking together properly shaped planes. Move point A horizontally to set the size of the reflector square box Move the Focus point vertically to adjust the focus length (the point where the sun rays will intersect) Move the Bottom of the dish point vertically to adjust the depth of the bowl Change the sections slider to adjust the number of sections you will use to create the grid that supports the parabolic bowl Change the width slider to adjust the width of the cuts (for stacking the pieces together) Change the plane slider to select which plane is currently shown. Change the thickness slider to adjust the thickness of the model at the bottom point of the dish.