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Spiral Curves in Legal Descriptions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Drahn Jul 26, 2017. 6 Replies

Can somebody shed some light regarding how to draw a spiral curve listed in a legal description? I am using AutoCad Civil 3d 2016.Thanks!Read more →

Subject Tags: Cuves, Spiral

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Spiral Curves in Legal Descriptions

Can somebody shed some light regarding how to draw a spiral curve listed in a legal description? I am using AutoCad Civil 3d 2016.Thanks!See More
Dec 16, 2017
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Jul 27, 2017
Dave Drahn replied to Mason's discussion Spiral Curves in Legal Descriptions
"I'm not sure how your legal description is worded, but there's a SPIRAL command in C3D that seems to give you good control of the outcome."
Jul 26, 2017
Jerry Anderson replied to Mason's discussion Spiral Curves in Legal Descriptions
"I'm still using autocad with LDD3 (Land development desktop)  There is a command that will automatically draw the spiral. Realize that there's really no such thing as an offset and parallel spiral.  You can get close, but no…"
Jul 24, 2017
Bobby King replied to Mason's discussion Spiral Curves in Legal Descriptions
"Set points on spiral; then use auto cad spline function to draw the spiral. It's like drawing contours between known elevation points"
Jul 23, 2017
Timothy Ney replied to Mason's discussion Spiral Curves in Legal Descriptions
"Many Australian states continue to use curve boundaries for legal descriptions to define physical boundaries on the ground such as canal walls. It is not generally used where it is intended to fence the boundary. A legal description of the boundary…"
Jul 22, 2017
CHARLIE B. AYCOCK, III replied to Mason's discussion Spiral Curves in Legal Descriptions
"I don't have a clue about autocad since I have never used it. I was using CAD long before anybody ever heard of Bill Gates or Windows & found autocad over priced & not cost effective. Assuming the curve data is mathematically sound,…"
Jul 22, 2017
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Spiral Curves in Legal Descriptions

Can somebody shed some light regarding how to draw a spiral curve listed in a legal description? I am using AutoCad Civil 3d 2016.Thanks!See More
Jul 22, 2017
Billy Brooks replied to Mason's discussion Spiral Curves in Legal Descriptions
"Hi Mason. There are , I think 3 videos on transition curves parts 1-3 here at LSU I do not think they go over AutoCad  But maybe some of it, there is a lot of info on the web for autocad. The thing is under standing spiral curves,and all of it…"
Jul 21, 2017
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Spiral Curves in Legal Descriptions

Can somebody shed some light regarding how to draw a spiral curve listed in a legal description? I am using AutoCad Civil 3d 2016.Thanks!See More
Jul 21, 2017

Welcome to the Surveying CommunityThis marks the beginning of a surveying legacy for our new Land Surveyors United member, Mason. Welcome Mason Your legacy in surveying will forever be remembered starting here. If it weren't for this member, we may have never known surveying culture in their corner of earth.

Apr 27, 2017

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I am a Survey Crew Chief in Utah.
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Silverpeak
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Associate Member Utah Council of Land Surveyors
I have experience with the following
GPS, cadastral, topographic, boundary surveys, construction staking, topographic surveys, GIS, Survey Office, Construction, Machine Control, Student of Surveying
How many years have you been surveying?
5
Most comfortable with the following types of instrumentation
Total Stations, GPS, Surveying Software, Robotics

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