Surface Intersection

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Surface Intersection

Postby Stephen_P » Thu May 29, 2008 3:04 pm

I think I posted to wrong place. Here is the question,

Are there functions to create intersection of two surfaces? like drape command?

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Postby Richard Sands » Fri May 30, 2008 12:42 am

are you referring to the building pad type layout?
Found under MsDesign/ Auto Site Design.
Or type ISLOPE at command line.
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Postby Stephen_P » Fri May 30, 2008 7:32 am

thanks, Richard. what i mean is intersection between any two surfaces, no cut and fill slope, just how they meet.
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Postby Glen Cameron » Fri May 30, 2008 11:03 am

If you do a volume between the two surfaces, the resulting surface called "." should be copied to a new name. This surface has the cut/fill values in it. The value of zero cut/fill would be the location where the two surfaces meet. you can then contour this surface, ensuring contouring is set to go between elevations 0.2 and -0.2 with an interval of 1. This should contour only the 0 elevation, which again is the match line between the two surfaces.
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Postby Stephen_P » Mon Jun 02, 2008 7:57 am

Glen, thanks, that's very helpful
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