Vertical alignment

RDS has its own display mode to edit the vertical alignment. This mode allows the user to view the cursor position on the horizontal alignment and make the modifications in vertical alignment.
RDS has a multitude of commands and functions that allow users to easily add the vertical alignement components, namely:

  • Points
  • Lines from two points;
  • Lines from a point and distance and slope;
  • Polylines;
  • Circles from two lines and a radius
  • Circles from two lines and a point
  • Parabolas from two lines and a radius
  • ...etc.

With a simple and intuitive interface, RDS offers the user great flexibility to make the vertical alignment .

Tutorial videos "Vertical alignment"

Road Design Software (RDS 2021)

RDS is a low cost infrastructure software dedicated to companies to carry out all categories of linear projects such as road projects, pipeline network projects and sewage network projects. Our software has a simple, intuitive interface and gives the user great flexibility to design linear projects

RDS includes functions for:

  • 3D presentation videos of your road project (mp4 format);
  • Import topographic points from several file formats (TXT, XYZ and DXF);
  • Import 3D points from Google Maps;
  • Digital terrain model & contour lines ;
  • Identify and model breaklines;
  • Identify and model contours;
  • Geometric Road Design (Horizontal alignment,Vertical alignment and Cross Sections);
  • Unique mode for displaying the vertical alignment;
  • Display the horizontal alignment in a mini-window (vertical alignment mode);
  • Real time calculation of cross sections;
  • Project export to DXF format;
  • Pipeline networks design;
  • Sewer networks design.

RDS components

Our software consists of:

RDS Pricing