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How is the automatic detection option for a fabric outline defined?

  • Software:

    Autodesk Advance Concrete
  • Module

    Reinforcement
  • Question:

    How is the automatic detection option for a fabric outline defined?
  • Type:

    Miscellaneous
  • Difficulty:

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Answer

In Advance Concrete it is possible to create a fabric outline by automatic detection. You can specify an extension value to recognize the area.
This option can only be used in Modeling or in a plan view and only Advance Concrete elements are taken into account.

How is the automatic detection option for a fabric outline defined

For example, we have the following situation:

How is the automatic detection option for a fabric outline defined

Advance Concrete provides the option to create a detection based on an extension value.
Click the "Create a simple fabric outline" icon on the Reinforcement toolbar.

How is the automatic detection option for a fabric outline defined

Type D on the command line for automatic detection and press Enter.

How is the automatic detection option for a fabric outline defined

Type O (Options) and press Enter. On the command line you will be asked to input the new extension value.
In this case the extension value must be larger than 1.95 meters, the distance between the walls.
Enter 2 meters.

How is the automatic detection option for a fabric outline defined

Note: The extension value must be specified according to the AutoCAD units.
Select a point in the interior zone of the walls.

How is the automatic detection option for a fabric outline defined

A dashed contour is created.
You can also create cavities.

How is the automatic detection option for a fabric outline defined

Next pick the insertion point for the fabric inside the contour created by the 4 walls.

How is the automatic detection option for a fabric outline defined

Note: This option can be applied in the plan view or in the model, and not in the reinforcement drawing or any other view.

How is the automatic detection option for a fabric outline defined

Because the extension limit was increased, the meshes were placed between the walls.