Extruded Surface

Description

The Extruded Surface entity is based on a BSpline Surface or Mesh depending on the type of definition curves and generates a shape by either linearly extruding a surface through a single curve or by sweeping a "shape" curve along a "path" curve. The extruded surface can be edited by modifying its definition curves although the surface itself can be extracted as a BSpline Surface.

Creation

Right-Click -> Multiple Selection -> Extruded Surface

Create a Extruded Surface by selecting 1-2 of any BSpline curves, Polylines, Cubic Splines or Interpolating Cubic BSplines.

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Interactive Editing

The Extruded Surface entity cannot be edited directly, but by it can be manipulated by editing any of its attached definition curves.

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Entity Attributes Panel

Extruded Surface Attributes Panel

Edit Menu

Multi-Select Menu

Display Options

Short Cuts

File Format

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Import / Export

Format Import Export
AutoCAD DXF Yes Yes
Initial Graphics Exchange Spec. (IGES) Yes Yes
Ansys Element Script   as a Polygon List (Facets)
ACIS (Autodeck/Tribon/Aveva Marine Initial Design)   Yes (as Mesh if original representation not BSpline Surface)

Articles

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References

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