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sweeping a surface via datum points and diameters (HELP)

Vandermg

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I have two data files, one has a list of points in cartesian coordinates, the other, a given diameter for each datum point. I am able to enter the datum points using a datum point array, connect each point using a spline which gives me a center line for the 'tube'. The problem that I am having involves the 'diameters', I can't seem to create a circle at each of the datum points that is perpindicular to the centerline with my given diameters.



Example of Given Data:

Datum Points -



8.624842 13.343563 71.405296

8.644474 13.31385 71.370232

8.668444 13.277491 71.34861

8.694879 13.237529 71.334312

8.721313 13.197568 71.320023

8.747709 13.157633 71.305603

8.772638 13.118661 71.286636

8.797567 13.079689 71.26767

8.822169 13.040559 71.248619

8.845314 13.000719 71.229202



Diameters:



0.436907

0.439312

0.441549

0.443475

0.445294

0.446972

0.448572

0.450134

0.451634

0.453131



Any help would be greatly appreciated.... thanks in advance.

(Using ProE Wildfire - Student Ed.)
 

Vandermg

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How would I first insert circles at each point with a given diameter that is also perpindicular to my centerline?
 

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