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Release Notes - ESurvey CADD - Earthwork Module

ESurvey Earthwork is merged into ESurvey CADD - Refer to ESurvey CADD Release Notes ESurvey CADD Release Notes

VERSION 10.14

RELEASE DATE: 01-08-2013

All the bugs reported till 31-07-2013 fixed.

VERSION 10.10

RELEASE DATE: 18-07-2012

General/Essentials:
  •      Minor Bugs reported in version 10.00 is fixed
Import:
  •      Now we can set the cutting and filling slope of the Surface lines in Earthwork settings.
  •      We can draw multiple surface boundaries within ESurvey Cad using the offset option under surface import menu in earthwork.
Earthwork
  •   Draw surface boundaries using offset option within ESurvey Cad
  •   After importing surface line , Surface offset can be created by using slope and elevation
  •   Surface offset can be created by adding values to the existing elevation.
  •   Set slope of surface boundary for both conditions (Cutting / Filling)

VERSION 10.01

RELEASE DATE: 10-01-2013

All the bugs reported till 09-01-2013 fixed.

VERSION 10.00

RELEASE DATE: 17-12-2012

This new version of ESurvey Earthwork, Version 10.00, released on 17-12-2012 is incorporated with extra features and improvements which are listed below:
GENERAL/ESSENTIALS:
  • Sample files moved to File menu for quick access.
  • Live presentation team viewer is available in Help menu. Customers can now see presentation from ESSIPL team.
  • Menu gets loaded automatically within cad software when we load ‘LoadEsurveyCAD’ file.
  • Minor bug related to drawing generation problem from ESurveyCAD interface is fixed
IMPORT:
  • Surface lines can also be imported for Earthwork
EARTHWORK:
  • Grid calculation from reference point.
  • Import surface lines option.
  • Captions can be changed for Layers
  • Ends of Layers can be joined.
  • Choice of Volume calculation method is available for Trapezoidal or Sympsons1/3 rule.
  • Drawings, Area, volume & plan of earthwork can be saved with a project folder in required location.
  • Drawings can be arranged in Single Row.
  • Block volume report is introduced with Average, box number, cut/fill box with area.
  • Earthwork can be now exported to 3D either in CAD or as KML for Visualization using Google earth.
  • Colour selection for Ground and Surface before exporting to 3D.
  • Difference of Ground and Formation levels can be exported to excel.
  • Merged surface can be exported as separate ESurveyCAD file.

VERSION 5.25

RELEASE DATE: 16-05-2012

This new version of ESurvey Earthwork, Version 5.25, released on 16-05-2012 is incorporated with extra features and improvements which are listed below:
What is new?
  • New Server Based Licensing System has been introduced for Soft Key Registration.
  • Now Block Levels can be generated at the Boundary Lines.

VERSION 5.10

RELEASE DATE: 23-09-2011

This new version of ESurvey Earthwork, Version 5.10, released on 23-09-2011 is incorporated with extra features and improvements which are listed below:
WHAT IS NEW?
  • Now, ESurvey Earthwork works with open office. Select Microsoft Excel or Open office and set it as the Default Spread sheet.

VERSION 5.00

RELEASE DATE: 07-07-2011

This new version of ESurvey Earthwork, Version 5.00, released on 07-07-2011 is incorporated with extra features and improvements which are listed below:
WHAT IS NEW?
  • Globalization of the product is made. Different country based regional settings for support has been added.
  • Product can be installed in any directory.
  • Introduced Quick Launch of commands and Look up table for all lisp commands.
  • Now Menu, Ribbon, Help and Quick launch of commands can be loaded just by loading a single lisp.
  • Ground and Formation Elevations can be exported separately.
Now team viewer can be accessed directly via Product, from a short cut under help or using Start-> Program->ESurvey->Team Viewer

WHAT IS IMPROVED?
  • Temp path directory can be set in desired directory.
  • Lock updater will get installed in Common files in C:\Program files\Common files\E survey directory) it can be accessed via Start->Program files -> ESurvey -> Lock Updater.
CHANGED CONCEPTS
  • Now Menu loading using a separate lisp (menuload.lsp) is dropped. Only by loading ‘LoadESurveyCAD” Lisp, menu and ribbon can be loaded.
  • Now Temporary folder need not be c:\Eurvey\Temp. User can specify any directory as temporary directory by setting it using Set Temp Path (Start-> Program->Set Temp Path).
  • Free utilities and More Lisp concept is dropped from ESurvey CAD. Now all free Utilities and most of the More lisps are available in ESurvey Lisps.
  • ESurvey CAD specific More lisps also gets loaded when “LoadESurveyCAD” Lisp is loaded. Please run “Quick Command Help” to know the functions available.
GLOBALIZATION: Now Product works with any setting of country in Regional Setting.
  • List Separator – “,”,(“;”)
  • Decimal Separator – “.”, (“,”)

VERSION 4.51

RELEASE DATE: 24-12-2010

This new version of ESurvey Earthwork, Version 4.51, released on 24-12-2010 is incorporated with extra features and improvements, which are listed below:
WHAT IS NEW?
  • Works with Bricscad
  • Works with GstarCAD
  • Free Utilities:
    1. a)Field Book: Now more options are provided in Field book export
    2. b)Traverse: Now traverse correction is made simple with Least Square / Transit / Bowditch / Crandall methods
  • Some minor Bugs are solved

VERSION 4.5

RELEASE DATE: 12-08-2010

'ESurvey CAD’  version 4.5 released on 12-08-2010. ‘E SurveyCAD’ now combines 3 Products TopoDraw, Contours and Earthwork. TheSection, Interpolate and E QuickSections modules have been dropped.

WHAT IS NEW?
  • Keep Existing Feature introduced in ESurvey CAD Surface import Screen allows users to import data from multiple survey data file into single data file

ESurvey CAD Release  No.

EARTHWORK
Block method of Area Calculation is introduced
ESurvey CAD Release  No.
  • Now you can import surface data available in Tabular Format
  • Generate all Section drawings in Single Drawing file


MORE LISPS Two more lisps are added under More Lisps Category.
  • Joining 3D Lines: Two 3d Lines having common end points can be combined to form single 3d line
  • Incrementing Contour: Elevations can be assigned to consecutive contours with given interval

UTILITIES Traverse Correction and Field Book now runs only from Utility Menu not from Explorer

WHAT ARE THE IMPROVEMENTS?
  • All the reported bugs till date are solved
  • Many icons changed to maintain uniformity and better look and feel across the software
  • The Ribbons and Menus in CAD are rearranged and revised
  • While importing surface points CSV, Excel option need not be selected
EARTHWORK
  • Earthwork Section drawings now section line indicating ground and formation level matches with color of elevations representing the same
WHAT IS DROPPED?
  • CSV / Excel to be removed from Surface Import Screen (General)
MORE LISPS
  • Among AutoCAD Based Lisps OverKill.lsp is dropped as part of setup

VERSION 4.02

RELEASE DATE: 08-07-2010

'ESurvey CAD’  version 4.02 released on 08-07-2010, and it incorporates many new features.
WHAT IS NEW?
  • E SurveyCAD is now made ZW CAD compatible
  • E SurveyCAD is now made 64bit compatible  so that it can be installed in Windows 7 also
  • No. of lisps in More Lisp directory is increased to 13
  • Grids in Earthwork and Contours can now be drawn at any given angle
ESurvey CAD Release  No.

WHAT ARE THE IMPROVEMENTS?
  • Interpolation now works much faster (Almost 10 times faster)

ESURVEY CAD UTILITIES Traverse: Helpful for distributing the traverse error among each point depending on selections such as distribute error (only distance, only angle or both) using proven distribution algorithm.

WHAT IS DROPPED? ESURVEY CAD UTILITIES
  • GPS Data Conversion utility is dropped

VERSION 4.00

RELEASE DATE: 20-05-2010

'ESurvey CAD'version 4.00 was released on 20-05-2010, and it incorporates many new features"E Survey CAD" is a comprehensive product developed by combining 4 individual Products E TopoDraw (Version 1.20), E Contours (Version 2.05), E Earthwork (Version 2.02) E Interpolate (Version 3.02) and a new module ‘Section’.
WHAT IS NEW?

SECTION MODULE
It is a Simple section generation tool to create section generation from Excel / CAD Data.
  • Importing and exporting data from CAD and Excel
  • Print option is available from software
  • Area and volume calculation using trapezoidal method
  • Report generation in Excel
ESURVEY CAD UTILITIES
  • Field Book: Takes field book data as input data and generates excel format as output data to generate sections, contours etc
  • Plot Ready: Printing settings can be made and section wise drawings can be arranged and accordingly printing can take place
  • Bulk Plot: batch plotting of drawings can be done
  • GPS Data Conversion: Converts universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) coordinates to latitude/longitudinal and vice versa
WHAT ARE THE IMPROVEMENTS? EARTHWORK MODULE
  • 3D surface based earthwork computation is introduced.
PREVIOUS RELEASE NOTES FOR RESPECTIVE PRODUCTS:

VERSION 2.01

RELEASE DATE: 27/01/2010

This new version of E EarthWork, Version 2.01, released on 27/01/2010 is incorporated with extra features and improvements, which are listed below:
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN VERSION 2.01?

OPTIMUM CUTTING AND FILLING AUTOMATED
Optimum cutting and filling value can now be known at a click of button. Clicking the Optimum button automatically finds out the best value of formation without getting into repeated trial and error procedures.