AutoCAD Utility Design General Discussion

AutoCAD Utility Design General Discussion

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kulfi
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Registered: ‎09-29-2005
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Duct

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02-10-2014 09:22 PM

How can we make duct bank show in the attached image.

thanks

Kulfi
Electronics Engineer

Pind Saudi Arabia



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dave.w
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Registered: ‎06-10-2008
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Re: Duct

04-23-2014 08:13 AM in reply to: kulfi

The example image contains what appear to be many telecom and electric ducts. To model this in AUD you need to create 3D Model and Detail blocks for corresponding Segment and structure models. The blocks should be defined with ports defining the offsets/locations of each duct.

 

To create instances of the model you will need to setup Feature Library or CUI macros which allow the entire collection of ducts (and contained conductors and cables) to be drawn at once, or to use other commands such as AUDADDTOSEGMENT to add them individually to the same segment in the design.

 

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NaderAzem2534
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Registered: ‎11-13-2006
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Re: Duct

04-23-2014 09:13 PM in reply to: dave.w

Please can you show me one practical example so it is easier for me to understand.

thanks

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dave.w
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Re: Duct

04-24-2014 09:08 AM in reply to: NaderAzem2534

There should be some examples and details concerning configuration of this in the whitepaper entitled "Detail and 3D Model Creation for Trench and Structures". The whitepapers are accessible on Subscription Center.

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