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Inductive resonance

July 18, 2017

Revit for geology… – … what? Yes – imagine your task is as follows:

You need to model foundations of a mildly complex structure – they look like that:

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Next step is to figure out how much dirt to dig. We got the topography here:

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Plus – we got individual soil layers and we want to know the quantities by layer… here are the layers all modeled as a topography in Revit:

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No the again Powerpuff Girls – neeh – Dynamo to the rescue – we create a solid and slice it into individual pieces to see the quantities – the result:

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All individual loadable families, correctly reporting volume:

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Properties:

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The Dynamo script:

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The script is here.

The story will not end here, tomorrow more work on back-fills and such…

Life is good…

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