Case Studies
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Volume of a Hill - ill Defined!
This exercise will look at identifying a base for a volume calculation of a large mound on a hillside.  The base of the mound is ill defined, with no clear reference line to work to.  We will use a ...
Slab Dipping - Cut and Fill identification
We get asked if n4ce can handle cut/fill calculations, and whilst the answer is of course yes, there are more issues to consider.  For example, do you want volumes of different areas and if so how do...
Hydrographic Survey Processing from 4Site Sonar
AiC produces tablet based software for data collection from various devices, called 4Site.  Whilst these programs have their own features, they do not include modelling or design.  Data needs to be ...
Heap Volumes using Groups
This case study will look at how we use n4ce to generate volumes from simple spoil heaps.  These can be made up of any materials and in this example we’ll be working with materials being stored for...
Golf Course Survey
Some of you reading this case study may be asked to carry out a survey of a golf course.  Whilst this case study is not intended to be a definitive way to do this it will introduce you to some useful...
Generating Points from CAD
One of the issues you may be faced with is generating points from CAD, which are required to form a model.  This may be part of an exercise to generate volumes for a proposed construction site, given...
Balanced Volumes
There are situations where users of n4ce may wish to carry out a design of a surface without the need to introduce or remove materials from site.  In essence to balance cut and fill quantities. This...
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