CADstudio DTM is a freeware application for 3D terrain modelling in plain AutoCAD. You can use it for visualizations and simple terrain calculations and analysis.
The application is based on a TIN generator by D.Piazza and contains enhancements and functions from the CADstudio's application GEOsurf.
DTM allows to generate triangular terrain model (3DFaces) from any 3D points (objects) or contours in your DWG file. With this model you can then perform other operations - e.g. calculate volumes (above/below a reference plane), estimate point elevations on the model, generate flowlines. You can also use a generator of random 3D terrains.
(For advanced terrain modelling functionality we recommend to upgrade to AutoCAD Civil 3D.)
Have we helped you? If you want to support the CAD Forum web service, consider buying one of our CAD applications, or our custom software development offerings, or donating via PayPal (see above).
You may also add a link to your web - like this "fan" link:
Featuring: Export 3D VRML scenes from AutoCAD and Inventor 2015 VRMLout
Please use these tips at your own risk. CAD Studio (Xanadu) is not responsible for possible problems that may occur as a result of using any of these tips.
CAD Forum - tips, tricks, help, how-tos and FAQ for AutoCAD, LT, Inventor, Revit, Map, Civil 3D, MapGuide, 3ds max and other Autodesk software (support by CAD Studio)