OpenRoads Designer (Paperback)

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OpenRoads Designer (Paperback)


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This training manual is written for civil engineers and designers who will use OpenRoads Designer for design and evaluation of highways or other corridors. Included are step-by-step instructions to complete an example road design project illustrating both workflow and concepts of the software.

Inside the book are instructions on how to download a real-world dataset that is used to:

  • Work with Terrain Models
  • Define Horizontal Alignments
  • Create Profiles of the existing terrain and create a proposed Vertical Alignment
  • Create Templates (Typical Sections)
  • Use Corridor Modeling to create a proposed model
  • Set up Transitions using Templates, Point Controls and Parametrics
  • Set up Superelevation using AASHTO or DOT standards
  • Create Cross Sections showing existing and proposed models
  • Compute Volumes including End Area
  • Create Plan and Profile Sheets

This manual is suitable for self-paced learning or a classroom environment.

Product Details ISBN: 9781087848556
ISBN-10: 1087848555
Publisher: CAD Productivity Incorporated
Publication Date: November 15th, 2019
Pages: 472
Language: English