0 Replies Latest reply on Dec 6, 2016 7:14 AM by Andrew Taylor

    How can I draw large numbers of 2D seabed profiles along a 3D stretch of wall?

    Andrew Taylor

      Hi everyone,

       

      I know the question is very confusing but I can't think of a better way of putting it. Below is a 3D image of the canal wall that our company has inspected:

      canalwall.jpg

      Our divers inspected this 1km stretch of wall and took readings of water level, top of wall, seas bed at wall, seabed 5m away, seabed 10m away like below:

       

      canal profile.jpg

      This data was taken every 5m along the wall so I have 200 sets I need to model.

      My question is; is there a way of automating this process to draw these sections perpendicular to the wall at their 5m increments so I can join them in a surface to create the 3D model? I have used excel previously to draw simpler sets of data for me, but with the shape of the wall not being straight I'm a bit stuck this time.

      Do any of you very kind people have any idea if this is possible?

       

      Thanks in advance,

      Andy