Marine Design Plug-in for Rhino

Posts made in May, 2015

Surface Zebra Mapping

By on May 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Rhino’s Zebra surface mapping is useful when working on an assembly of surfaces, by allowing you to visually evaluate the continuity between 2 adjacent surfaces. By interpretating the stripes, you may judge the quality of the surface continuity: If the stripes have kinks or jump sideways as they cross the connection from one surface to the next, the surfaces touch,...

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Defining Limits for Stability Criteria Verification

By on May 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Orca3D’s Work-in-Progress (WIP) version contains a module for evaluating stability criteria. One of the basic steps is to define the limits for the evaluation. When defining limits for stability criteria verification, you may of course enter some absolute figures of angle, area, righting arm, etc. A simple limit could be: Angle At GZmax >= 25 deg However,...

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New WIP Release (1.4 WIP 2015-05-29)

By on May 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

We’re pleased to announce the release of a new Work-in-Progress (WIP) version of Orca3D (1.4 WIP 2015-05-29). This WIP will expire on September 16th, 2015. Please note that this release no longer supports Rhinoceros version 4. This and future Orca3D WIP releases require Rhinoceros version 5. New Features: A new command, OrcaCrossCurves, has been added to allow...

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New Orca3D Release: Version 1.3.3

By on May 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

We’re pleased to announce the release of Version 1.3.3 of Orca3D. This version has been through a number of Work-in-Progress (WIP) releases, allowing us to incorporate feedback and suggestions from many of our users. We appreciate all of the comments that we received during this process. Some important points to know about Version 1.3.3: This is a free update to all...

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