AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

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free technology preview of Project Silverstar on Autodesk Labs

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12-12-2011 07:10 AM

Project Silverstar for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 is a technology preview that provides cloud-based optimization for vertical road alignments. Project Silverstar uses a new numerical cloud algorithm that uses modern mathematical optimization techniques to find optimal profiles for given horizontal alignments.

 

http://labs.autodesk.com/utilities/silverstar/

 

Please give it a try and post comments to this thread.



Scott Sheppard
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Re: free technology preview of Project Silverstar on Autodesk Labs

12-21-2011 11:11 AM in reply to: scott.sheppard

Based on user feedback, the latest update includes the following corrections:

  • Offset values are now set for offset profiles if the profile name contains non-ANSI characters.
  • The default min-slope value is now set at 0.3%.
  • A tooltip is displayed if the min-slope value is greater than 2%.
  • The position of the About button is now correct while resizing the wizard.

 

http://labs.autodesk.com/utilities/silverstar/

 

Thanks to everyone for the feedback provided. Keep it coming.

 



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Re: free technology preview of Project Silverstar on Autodesk Labs

01-18-2012 10:10 AM in reply to: scott.sheppard

I am beginning to sound like a broken record.

 

Based on user feedback, the latest update includes the following corrections:

  • Server-side improvements with respect to the solving time
  • More accurate volumes when using offsets (using fixed sample line distances and simple assemblies on the server side)
  • Updated User Manual
  • Updated Tutorial 2 Sample Drawing

Thanks to everyone for the feedback provided. Keep it coming.



Scott Sheppard
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Autodesk Labs
Autodesk, Inc.
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