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 rhino:flevodam [2015/09/14]127.0.0.1 external edit rhino:flevodam [2016/05/04] (current)sandy 2016/05/04 sandy 2015/09/14 external edit 2016/05/04 sandy 2015/09/14 external edit Line 1: Line 1: - ====== Tutorial: Create a 3-D model of a bridge in Google Earth ====== + ====== Tutorial: Create a 3D model of a bridge in Google Earth ====== + + \\ =====Flevodam created with Rhino for Google Earth===== =====Flevodam created with Rhino for Google Earth===== {{:​legacy:​en:​45_resized.jpg}} {{:​legacy:​en:​45_resized.jpg}} - This tutorial explains how to create a 3-D building or construction at a desired place on Earth. The scaling, location, and orientation of the 3-D model is important for a correct presentation. + + \\ + + This tutorial explains how to create a 3D building or construction at a desired place on Earth. The scaling, location, and orientation of the 3D model is important for a correct presentation. ​.​.​ Line 14: Line 19: ====Resources==== ====Resources==== - * [[http://​wiki.mcneel.com/​_media/​legacy/​en/​Flevodam_Example.3dm|Flevodam ​3-D model]] + * [[http://​wiki.mcneel.com/​_media/​legacy/​en/​Flevodam_Example.3dm|Flevodam ​3D model]] * [[http://​bbs.keyhole.com/​ubb/​showthreaded.php/​Cat/​0/​Number/​617560/​an/​0/​page/​0#​617560|KML model, KMZ Viewpoints, and PDF presentation]] * [[http://​bbs.keyhole.com/​ubb/​showthreaded.php/​Cat/​0/​Number/​617560/​an/​0/​page/​0#​617560|KML model, KMZ Viewpoints, and PDF presentation]] Line 32: Line 37: ---- ---- - =====Create a 3-D model===== + =====Create a 3D model===== If you need a contour on the ground to mark the available space, it is easy to draw a rough line and later match the control points to the background bitmap at the exact location. If you need a contour on the ground to mark the available space, it is easy to draw a rough line and later match the control points to the background bitmap at the exact location. - **Now you can actually draw your 3-D model.** + **Now you can actually draw your 3D model.** In this case you can download the model to see how several details were done. In this case you can download the model to see how several details were done. Line 46: Line 51: =====Create the earth location point===== =====Create the earth location point===== - Correct location and orientation is important for the correct representation of the 3-D model in Google Earth. ​ + Correct location and orientation is important for the correct representation of the 3D model in Google Earth. ​ **North/​South orientation** **North/​South orientation** Line 52: Line 57: - **Move** this line to the point that will be the earth anchor -- for example, a corner of your building. In this case you can see a red arrow pointing to the north. - **Move** this line to the point that will be the earth anchor -- for example, a corner of your building. In this case you can see a red arrow pointing to the north. - In Google Earth, create a placemark at the exact location for your model. In this case it is the starting point of the red arrow. - In Google Earth, create a placemark at the exact location for your model. In this case it is the starting point of the red arrow. - - In Google Earth, change the setting Lat/Lon from //degrees, minutes, seconds// to //degrees//  ​(under Tools > Options View). + - In Google Earth, change the setting Lat/Lon from **degrees, minutes, seconds** to **degrees**  ​(under ​//Tools > Options View//). - - Read the coordinates (latitude and longitude) of this placemark (right-click on Placemark > Properties > View). + - Read the coordinates (latitude and longitude) of this placemark (right-click on //Placemark > Properties > View//). - In Rhino, using the **EarthAnchorPoint** command, fill in these latitude and longitude degrees. (52.367450 / 4.972769). - In Rhino, using the **EarthAnchorPoint** command, fill in these latitude and longitude degrees. (52.367450 / 4.972769). - In the model, pick the starting point of the red arrow. - In the model, pick the starting point of the red arrow.
rhino/flevodam.txt · Last modified: 2016/05/04 by sandy