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Intergraph Smart 3D
12.1 (2019)

 The Execute Split command automatically creates intersection seams and splits plate, profile, and member systems by intersection, design, and planning seams. The split creates new split subsystems and parts for plates and profiles, and new split parts for members. After you select the system that you want to split, the software displays a list of all seams and intersections for the selected system. You can then select which splits that you want performed, and, for intersections, select which systems are split and which systems are splitters.

Splitting Root Systems versus Splitting with Seams

You typically use Split Root System to split large systems created during early design so that you can move to zone or block-based structural detail and production design.

You typically use Execute Split during detail design when you are refining the design with varying plate thicknesses and profile sizes, or during production design when you are creating assemblies.

The following example shows the differences between splitting systems at the root level (using Split Root System ) and splitting systems into leaf systems using plate seams, profile seam points, and Execute Split .


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Plate and profile systems before splitting.

Split Root System splits the plate and profile systems at the root level.

Plate and profile systems before splitting and with a plate seam (Seam by Intersection ) and a profile seam point (Profile Seam ).

Execute Split splits the plate and profile systems into leaf systems at the seams.

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