2D Geometric Parameters

Available in TurboCAD Pro and Platinum only

Note: You can display the Special Tools toolbar by right-clicking in any toolbar area and selecting Special Tools.

Calculates engineering properties (area, center of gravity, moments of inertia, etc.) for a 2D closed object.

  1. Select the closed area.
  2. The area is highlighted, and its axes are indicated in red.

    The parameters of the closed area appear in the Geometric Parameters window.

    Click OK to close the window, and select Finish from the local menu or Inspector Bar to exit the tool.

Local menu options

  By Closed Graphic (default): Selects a single closed object.

By Closed Area: Click inside a closed area to obtain the properties for only that area.

Relative Axis: Enables you to define another axis for the calculation of the properties.


Note: Not Currently Available in 64-bit editions