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dynamic adaptive model

Hi community,

has anyone experience with dynamic adaptive modelling in BricsCAD?
I want to create a dynamic adaptive model of a bridge.

For that I have one or more 2D sketches (the bridge cross-section) and
four splines (the axis, left and right roadside, bridge substructure). Then I extrude the sketches along the four splines.
1. I need a dependence between the sketch and the extruded solid.
--> So when I adjust a parameter of the sketch the solid also takes on the new shape.
2. And I need a dependence between the path (splines) and the extruded solid.
--> So when the path (for example a spline) changes the course the solid takes on the new course.

I know that BricsCAD is a direct modeling CAD. But maybe there is any possibility to realize my intention..?
(Whether in the workspace BIM or mechanical; with sketches, profiles, components, ...; or Grasshopper)

In the attachment there are three picture to visualize my description.

Regards
Andreas

sketches:

splines:

extruded solid:

Comments

  • edited January 9

    @andreas_p
    As @Michael Mayer explained in one of the other topics you have started (link) your goal is not the intended workflow. But, having said that, it is not impossible. A reactor based program, f.e. using the Lisp API, can probably be created. Of course you will need some programming experience to pull this off.

    BTW: Please do not post the same issue multiple times.

  • Thank you @Roy Klein Gebbinck. I have basic programming experience in VB.NET. Is it also possible to do it with VB.NET?
    And could you please explain the workflow that I need for my goal?

  • In your shoes I would first do some research.

    1.
    Determine how much time it costs BricsCAD to generate this solid (which looks to me to be the result of a _Loft operation). If it takes more than a few seconds then that would raise serious questions as to the usability of your application. No user wants to wait 5-10 seconds after changing a single point of one of the base entities.

    2.
    Check if the API of your choice has the methods and features required to create your model.

    3.
    Do an internet search f.e.:
    autocad vb.net reactor event 3D loft
    Analyze some code examples. Writing your application will not be easy and probably require above average skills. Creating a 'non-dynamic' application where the user has to click a button or issue a command to update the model would be much easier.

    4.
    Send in a Support Request to the Bricsys team. Maybe there are some new V20 features that I am unaware of.

  • OK thank you. So I will do some research first

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