Feature Lines have always carried the X,Y (like an Alignment) and the Z (similar to a Profile). I'm glad to finally see this AWESOME update in Civil 3D 2017, giving users the ability to create a Corridor from a Feature Line.
Tagged with Civil Engineering, Feature Lines, Profile Labels, Corridors, Civil 3D, Alignment, AutoCAD Civil 3D, Civil Infrastructure, Autodesk Civil 3D, Civil 3D 2017, Horizontal Baseline, Vertical Baseline
This is what we have been waiting for since the first release of Corridors... The ability for Corridors to turn tight corners without bumping into itself. We addressed this behavior and possible workarounds this in an earlier blog post, Casual Corridors.
OLD ISSUE: BOW TIE
The question of how to show Existing and Proposed design on a cross section has come up in the past couple of my custom classes. I’ve always assumed it could be done, but finally decided to put my thoughts to the test and create a write up.
When the corners get tight with sharp bends, corridor sections will begin to cross one another. This issue is known as a “Bow Tie."
Once a Bow Tie is created, the corridor will not behave as expected and corridor commands will experience issues too.
You can correct this issue a few different ways:
- Modify frequency and sampling settings.
- Add curve to the bend (PI).
- Use a custom assembly in region along with gradings.
Tagged with Bow Ties, Subassembly, Alignment Geometry Editor, bends, frequency, curves, Tech Support, Corridors, Infrastructure, tangents, Technology, Alignment, AutoCAD, spirals, Advanced Solutions, Grading, Assembly, Software, Autodesk
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