Vehicle Turning Simulation (Swept path analysis) for
BricksTurn is an out of
process software and supports
Bricscad version V10-V13
Vehicle Turning Simulation (Swept path
analysis). Build your own vehicles and do analysis in the drawing
visualizes wheel and element angles.
Lock to lock Report
Sample of drawing output.
Windows Vista users! Problems running BricsTurn? Probably it's Vista's
UAC dabbling, try to launch BricsTurn as an Administrator. Simply find the
shortcut for BricsTurn, right click on it then in the Compatibility tab select
the option that say: Run this program as an Administrator.
If you are using AutoCAD you will find the Vehicle Turning and much
more in CadTools
The Vehicle Turning is also available as a freeware for
Last updated 2016-03-12 Build 1.0.22
Update for BricsTurn (ca
Last updated 2016-03-12 Build
Download update only. If you already installed
BricsTurn and only need the
Default Vehicle library (metric)
Vehicle samples in metric units
Vehicle library (imperial, 2013-05-13) Vehicle samples in imperial units
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Revision history Latest update (2016-03-12
Fixed bug when saving vehicles, some values
2015-03-24 Build 1.0.21
Fixed bug when saving some types of vehicles,
values in datafiels where changed when saving.
2015-03-24 Build 1.0.21
scaling by changing application font.
Enhanced: Perimeter of swept vehicle
Minimum turning radious displayed incorrect value for units other than meters
Added support for a number of
drawing units. The code base in this software was based on meters. Using units
smaller than meters would result in slow performance.
Added multiple axels for
some vehicle types in the drawing output for Vehicle Turning. There is no option
for the user to manipulate this
Added: Option for "Plot Swept Vehicle
Fixed: Removed swep path for Tow-bars.
Fixed: Minor bug, the vehicle could stop before max angle was reached.
New: Lock to lock speed. The minimum radius is
back! Now with some explanation in the helpfile
New: Enhanced color and layer
settings for output
Added truck wheel sweep path and options for wheel sweep path
"Min Turning Radius" label due to misinterpreting
information in the helpfile, topic: settings
new vehicle types. "Trailer Tow bar Semi", "Double Tow bar Semi" and "Tandem
Trailer". Note! Default vehicle files are not replaced by the
installation, you must replace them by downloading and saving them in BricsTurn
folder. Imperial library doesn't contain any sample vehicles for the three new
Fixed some issues with Vehicle Turning.
You can cancel the operation by pressing the cancel button. If Vehicle path
exceeds 1000 units you will get a warning but you can still continue.
Fixed some issues with max vehicle plot spacing parameter.
Decided to distribute this software as a freeware!
Fixed bitmaps and help-file for, the parameter WB2 was wrong in images and
helpfile. For trailers WB2 should be distance between truck pivot point and
trailer turning point. Textboxes for parameter values is now wider and there is
also a vehicle file in imperial units for AASHTO vehicles.