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How is a cooling tower created in Advance Concrete?

  • Software:

    Autodesk Advance Concrete
  • Module

    Modeling
  • Question:

    How is a cooling tower created in Advance Concrete?
  • Type:

    Modeling
  • Difficulty:

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Answer

How is a cooling tower created in Advance Concrete?


To create a cooling tower, two polygonal surfaces are required which define the tower's height and radius. These surfaces should be created using polylines.



How is a cooling tower created in Advance Concrete?



Using the AutoCAD® command Revolve from the Modeling toolbar, convert these surfaces into AutoCAD® 3D solids.

How is a cooling tower created in Advance Concrete?


After the conversion, overlap these two 3D solids and use the AutoCAD® command Subtract from the Modeling toolbar, which gets only the entity (the "contour") that has a specific thickness.

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To convert this AutoCAD® entity into an Advance Concrete structural element, use the "Convert 3D ACIS solid to structural" function from the "Advance Model" toolbar.

How is a cooling tower created in Advance Concrete?


After using the "Convert 3D ACIS solid to structural" function, select the new created entity, and, from the context menu select "Structural element type".

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The dome can be used to create reinforcement drawings, sections, elevations, isometric views, etc.


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How is a cooling tower created in Advance Concrete?