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Ditches and Subcuts - Default

Updated May 06, 2016


This article applies to:
  • RoadEng Civil
  • RoadEng Forestry

This component creates a flat bottom or V bottom ditch.

Dialog Parameters

Depth
Depth of ditch measured from edge of the attachment point (road edge at sub-grade) to the bottom of ditch.

Slope%
If Auto is selected, the ditch slopes will be determined from the ground type.

Width
Width of a ditch measured at the bottom. A width of 0 will yield a triangular shaped ditch.

AutoCalc, Include, Exclude
The ditch will be automatically included if the closest road edge is below the original ground and will be excluded if it is above. If Include is set the ditch will be always included. Similarly if Exclude is set the ditch will be always excluded.

Typical Cross Section


Override Parameters

DitchDepthLDepth of ditch measured from the component attachment point (sub-grade).- left side.
DitchSlpLSlope of ditch from the attachment point to the bottom of the ditch - left side.
DitchBotWdLWidth of the bottom of the ditch (horizontal distance) - left side.
DitchDepthRDepth of ditch measured from the component attachment point (sub-grade).- right side.
DitchSlpRSlope of ditch from the attachment point to the bottom of the ditch - right side.
DitchBotWdRWidth of the bottom of the ditch (horizontal distance) - right side


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