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4.06 Shell tool

Measuring elevations

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Shell | Measure top elevation

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Elevation of the reference line to project origin.

Shell | Measure bottom elevation

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Attention:
It has no effect in the Shell tool.


Shell functions

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Shell adjusted to walls

Ruled shell

Dome with 5 points

Dome on Curved wall


Extruded shell

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Create a shell with the "extrusion body” geometry method.

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Shell adjusted to walls


#Click 1: First wall surface point.

#Click 2: Second wall surface point.

#Click 3: First point of the shell direction line.

#Click 4: Second point of the shell direction line.

#Click 5: First point of cylindrical shell.

#Click 6: Second point of cylindrical shell.

#Click 7: Third point of cylindrical shell.

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Ruled shell


#Click 1: First point on starting edge.

#Click 2: Second point on starting edge.

#Click 3: Third point on starting edge.

#Click 4: First point on closing edge.

#Click 5: Second point on closing edge.

#Click 6: Third point on closing edge.


Revolved shell

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Create a shell with the "rotation body" geometry method.

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Dome with 5 points


#Click 1: First shell surface point.

#Click 2: Second shell surface point.

#Click 3: Third shell surface point.

#Click 4: Fourth shell surface point.

#Click 5: Cutting plane elevation edge point.


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Dome on a curved wall


#Click 1: Point on the round wall surface.

#Click 2: Shell surface point.