SierraSoft Roads

Product:

SierraSoft Roads

Software BIM for road and highway design

Version 3.0

System requirements:

Microsoft® Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7.

32 bit (x86) or 64 bit (x64) processor 1 GHz or more.

2 GB minimum RAM (4 GB recommended).

2 GB hard disk space.

Display Resolution 1280x1024 True Color (1600x1050 or more recommended).

Browser Windows Internet Explorer® 9.0 (or later).

DVD-ROM.

Technical details:

GENERAL

M3 framework Platform.

Ergonomic Interface.

Customized sliding toolbar.

Management of multiple windows, multi pages and multi monitors.

Standard windows and full screen working method.

Intelligent Command line.

SmartSave system for the secure saving of data.

International unit of measure management (Metrics and Imperials).

SmartHelp system for learning by doing.

AVAILABLE LANGUAGES

Software: English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Greek.

Sample files: Italian.

Getting Started Guide: English, Italian.

User Manual: English, Italian.

SmartHelp: English, Italian.

BIM

Technology: SierraSoft BIM exchange.

BIM kind: Full BIM + Open BIM.

BIM sector: BIM for Infrastructure.

BIM dimensions: 3D, 4D, 5D.

BIM level: 2nd level.

Formats: IFC, LandXML, other "common" or "familiar" formats.

SierraSoft Roads complies with 2014/24 / EU Directive from the European Parliament and the new Procurement Code (Legislative Decree 50/2016).

For more information on BIM meanings, please consult this page.

For more information on BIM exchange, consult this page.

CAD

High-performance 3D graphic engine.

Full 3D CAD.

Insertion of drawing elements (lines, arches, texts, blocks etc.).

Tools for editing drawing elements (drag, cut, etc.).

Tools for drawing analysis (distance, angles, etc.).

Advanced drawing and editing functions.

Subprojects management.

WBS management.

View mode: drawing and realistic.

Management of drawing styles.

Cloud storage (BIM exchange is required).

3D visualization and perspective with shading.

IMAGES AND PICTURES

Management of raster images: upload and visualization.

Management of georeferenced images.

Maps download from Google Maps (BIM exchange is required).

Images insertion on the model.

SURVEY AND MODELS

Management of file from land surveying instruments (BIM exchange is required).

Insertion and editing of survey points.

Management of breakline and boundary constraints.

Constrained automatic triangulation.

DTM download from Google Maps (BIM exchange is required).

Creation of contour lines.

Merge of model triangles with axis models.

Visualization according to the color scale of elevation of model triangles.

POINT CLOUDS

Visualization of point clouds.

Direct drawing on point clouds.

Simultaneous management of multiple clouds.

Real time extraction of profiles and sections from the clouds.

Management of point clouds originating from the laser scanner systems, lidar, Mobile Mapping and drones (UAV/APR).

Conversion from various formats (LAS, XYZ, PTS, XCF, etc.) with “SierraSoft Mass Data Converter” software.

ALIGNMENT

Definition of horizontal alignment: straights, circular curves, clothoids.

Integrated policy control of horizontal alignment elements.

Management of planimetry polylines.

Tools to extract the planimetry polylines.

Speed diagram.

Policy control of speed diagram.

Management of geometry annotation through customized styles.

PROFILE

Definition of vertical alignment: grade lines, circular vertical curves, parabolic vertical curves.

Integrated policy control of vertical alignment elements.

Management of profile dimensioning through customized styles.

Management of profile polylines.

Extraction of profile polylines from customizable styles.

INTERSECTIONS

Automatic management of at-grade intersections (crossroads, roundabouts, etc.).

Automatic management of lane intersections (Interchanges, ramps, etc.).

Definition of customized at-grade intersections schemes.

Customized definition of superelevations in at-grade intersections.

Graphic modification of intersection areas.

TYPICAL SECTIONS

Management by station of the typical sections.

Management by station of the zones of creation of the project planimetry.

Complete and partial creation of the project planimetry.

Management by station of default and customized features of typical sections (width of roadways, shoulders, sideslope, slope, etc.).

Automatic calculation of superelevations according to policy.

Customized management by curve and by station of superelevations.

Automatic calculation of widenings according to law.

Customized management by curve and by station of widenings.

Definition of customized typical sections.

Wide archive of parametric objects for the definition of the typical sections.

CROSS SECTIONS

Manual entry of cross-sections.

Dynamic cross-section visualization.

Management by station of the automatic entry of cross-sections.

Management by station of the zones of creation of cross-sections.

Management by station of extraction parameters of cross-sections.

Management by station of calculation parameters of areas and volumes.

Management of cross-sections dimensioning through customized styles.

Management of polylines cross-sections.

Extraction of cross-section polylines from customizable styles.

Calculation of terrain cross-sections from: triangle digital model, break lines, points and point clouds.

Calculation of areas and volumes from customizable styles.

ROAD AND HIGHWAY
DESIGN STANDARDS

Specific environment for the definition of the road and highway design standard.

Customization of the road and highway design standards.

Check of road and highway design standard controls.

Integration of road and highway design standard controls through horizontal alignment elements and vertical alignment elements.

Library of road and highway design standards reference.

Present regulations:

BR - Manual de Projeto Geométrico de Rodovias Rurais 1999

BR - Manual de Projeto Geométrico de Travessias Urbanas 2010

DEU - Richtlinien fĂĽr die Anlage von StraĂźen, RAS 1995

ESP - InstrucciĂłn de Carreteras, Norma 3.1-IC 2000

ESP - InstrucciĂłn de Carreteras, Norma 3.1-IC 2016

FRA - ICTAAL, Instruction sur les Conditions Techniques d’Aménagement des Autoroutes de Liaison, Octobre 1985

FRA - Aménagement des Routes Principal, Ministére de l’Equipement Direction des Routes, 1994

FRA - ICTAAL, Instruction sur les Conditions Techniques d’Aménagement des Autoroutes de Liaison, Circulaire du 12 Décembre 2000

FRA - ICTAVRU, Instruction sur les Conditions Techniques d’Aménagement des Voies Rapides Urbaines, 2009

ITA - Normativa intersezioni 2006 - Italia

ITA - Normativa stradale 2002 - Italia

OMN - Oman Highway Design Standards 2010 - Sultanate of Oman

PRT - Norma de traçado 1994 - Portugal

USA - Geometric Design of Highways and Streets 2004 - Imperial

USA - Geometric Design of Highways and Streets 2004 - Metric

USA - Geometric Design of Highways and Streets 2011 - Imperial

USA - Geometric Design of Highways and Streets 2011 - Metric

STAKEOUT

Management of axis stakeout and section elements stakeout.

Export for stakeout and machine control.

QUANTITY AND COSTS

Management of quantity for quantity takeoff and estimating from cross-sections and from entities.

Management of quantity for quantity takeoff and estimating by WBS.

COMPATIBILITY

Import and export of Geomatics Suite files (.PST).

Import and export of Autodesk® AutoCAD files (.DXF,.DWG).

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