AutoCAD Civil 3D :: How To Connect Assemblies

May 3, 2013

I'm trying to construct a complex corridor of urban highway. To simplify corridor i've made assemblies for each side of the road (see picture). This solves problem of countless number of regions (and assemblies) that I'll need to set if assemblies are for whole profile.

The problem with seperate assemblies for each side of the road is that I cannot connect them using Median subassembly because Marked point and Median are in different assemblies. 

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Jul 20, 2012

I'm trying to use assemblies when creating a corridor. The Tool Pallette is emply but I can drag the assembiles in from the Catalog. I've also created an assembly using the ASC. Neither work when I try to use them. The error message is attached.

I'm using a network installation and I do not have the option of changing it to a DVD installation.

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Nov 21, 2013

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Nov 15, 2012

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Dec 28, 2012

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Aug 2, 2013

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Mar 8, 2013

It sounds like the transition should happen automatically (although some tweaking may be required).

But for some reason, I'm NOT getting a transition.

I had one assembly for the entire length and the designer wanted to have the curb stop at 0+40 and from 0+40 to the end, he wanted NO CURB--just an EOP.

So I copied the assembly, modified the copy so that there was no longer a curb and attached the shoulder (that was previously connected to the curb) to the EOP.

So the codes should all be same. I just attached a dwg file (created/saved in 2012) with my two assemblies in it. 

Here's a screen shot of what I'm getting:

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Oct 13, 2013

When I click on Tool Pallets, I get the Metric Subassemblies Pallet, even though my drawing units are in feet and the Properties Pallet that comes up is in feet. How do I bring up the Imperial Subassemblies Pallet?

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Dec 19, 2012

I have two assemblies that represent road cross section at two points along a corridor. I want the corridor to transition smoothly between the two cross section so that if I look at a section halfway between the two assemblies it will have an intermediate width. Doing this with a simple transition assembly doesn't seem to be the most efficient approach since my offset or target actually changes as one moves up the corridor. Is there a way to generate a polyline or some other type of entity that could be used as a target?

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Nov 2, 2013

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2. Can you insert an entire shape, let's say a culvert into the design / corridor and be able to show it in the 3d view preciselly like it will be in real ? what about showing it in profiles or sections ?

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As you can see, there are errors at the area in which we have the greater angle between cross sections. What are the limits of this C3D feature ?  Above  more  that "x" degrees of cross sections directions difference C3D are going to fail ? 

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What if I need a one-off sub-assembly--meaning that I'll only need it for THIS project?  I don't want it in my pallette permanently in that case.  Can I delete it from the pallette after I've added it to the Assembly?

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Aug 17, 2012

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Nov 6, 2013

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Apr 20, 2013

I created one section with two assemblies. Main line assembly and offset (second line) assembly. Each assembly has its own alignment and profile.In strait its all ok, but in curve I get strange situation, that I try to solve. (look to the picture)

I add Mark points on Point 1 and 3. Then connect them using Link Slopes Between Points. Knowing that Point 2 is not static, but moving point I can't find any way to connect subassembly edge point to that Point 2.

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Sep 25, 2012

I created a base drawing for sections that references an alignment. I xrefed in the drawing where my corridor was created. When I create the section views, the corridor shows up perfectly.

I then created a blank sheet and xrefed in my section view base drawing.In this sheet drawing, only parts of the corridors are visible.I have a C&G on one assembly and a shoulder on another assembly that aren't visible. (see pics)The first pic is my section base drawing.

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Any Earthen Causeway or Breakwater modeling using custom Assemblies and Subassemblies. Any tips or tricks before I get going ??

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The last time we did a Causeway, it was fairly complicated and I did it with Grading Objects. Edits and modifications were a real PITA. Also volumes were a little awkward to get. I figure using a custom built Assembly would be a better way to go.

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