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How to draw clothoid in AutoCAD?

A - answer You can draw a clothoide (Euler spiral, Cornu spiral, Track transition curve) - a smooth transition between an arc and a straight segment using the LISP utility KLOT, see www.cadstudio.cz/download. Load it with APPLOAD, start the KLOT command and pick the endpoints of an arc and line. The application will draw the clothoid-transition.

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16.2.2014    3078x  
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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD Architecture ·

See also:
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Tip 10039:Two types of equidistants (offsets) to an ellipse.
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