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w_davis
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How to create a well-detailed cross section of an Alignment

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02-04-2013 12:30 PM

Hey,

 

I have been using the "Create Surface Profile" to create cross sections of a road at various points using separate alignments (at the various points).  I was wondering if there was a more sophisticated way to do this?  When comparing my work to other plans it seems that this method is juvenile...Thanks.

Juvenile?   I think you're just using the wrong tool.

 

I think what you're looking after is this:  You want sections at an interval, or various places along your road?

  1. Make an alignment of your road
  2. Make sample lines - you can specify where these will fall on your alignment.
  3. Make section views
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mathewk
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Re: How to create a well-detailed cross section of an Alignment

02-04-2013 12:57 PM in reply to: w_davis

Juvenile?   I think you're just using the wrong tool.

 

I think what you're looking after is this:  You want sections at an interval, or various places along your road?

  1. Make an alignment of your road
  2. Make sample lines - you can specify where these will fall on your alignment.
  3. Make section views
Matt Kolberg
Cansel - Autodesk Division
http://www.cansel.ca/
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w_davis
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Re: How to create a well-detailed cross section of an Alignment

02-04-2013 01:25 PM in reply to: mathewk

What is the procedure to make sample lines?

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mathewk
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Re: How to create a well-detailed cross section of an Alignment

02-04-2013 01:29 PM in reply to: w_davis
5 second google search
http://docs.autodesk.com/CIV3D/2013/ENU/index.html?url=filesCTU/GUID-408653EF-997A-46BD-96A2-40E832F...
Matt Kolberg
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http://www.cansel.ca/
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