Short Document Revision History

  • V8.3 – Updated Chapters 16 and 20 for Fall 2018 Software Update.

  • V8.2 –Moved Google Earth API creation steps to Blog. Added note to Chapter 15 for VC4 users.

  • V8.1 – Minor update.

  • V8.0 – Added volumetric lighting to Chapter 20.

  • V7.7 – Fixed typos in Prelude.

  • V7.6 – Fixed typo in Appendix 1.

  • V7.5 – Added clarification to Chapter 8.

  • V7.4 – Added information on VR, 360, and 4K video. Added clarification on spring effects animation feature in Chapter 20.

  • V7.3 – Clarification in Chapter 14 about Group objects and initial orientations.

  • V7.2 – Clarification in Chapter 1.

  • V7.1 – Minor update.

  • V7.0 – Clarification in Chapter 20 about point cloud file formats.

  • V6.9 – Clarification in Chapter 14 about using rider initial vnz values.

  • V6.8 – Expanded Chapter 20.

  • V6.7 – Added guidance related to unsupported browser warning for Google Earth import tool in Chapter 20.

  • V6.6 – Updated Chapter 12.

  • V6.5 – Added additional detail on the point cloud import process in Chapter 20.

  • V6.4 – Added guidance related to Google Earth JavaScript error in Chapter 20.

  • V6.3 – Minor revisions.

  • V6.2 – Further extended documentation of Virtual CRASH 4.

  • V6.1 – Extended documentation of Virtual CRASH 4.

  • V6.0 – Initiated documentation of Virtual CRASH 4.

  • V5.4 – Expanded Appendix 6.

  • V5.3 – Added clarification to Chapter 7.

  • V5.2 – Added clarification.

  • V5.1 – Expanded Chapter 12.

  • V5.0 – Improvements to Chapter 12.

  • V4.7 – Added Appendix 6.

  • V4.6 – Clarification of multibody physics.

  • V4.5 – Fixed minor typos. Improved index.

  • V4.4 – Added clarification on time parameter in sequences.

  • V4.3 – Added a minor clarification to Chapter 7.

  • V4.2 – Added Virtual Tutor section. Recommendation of wheel vertices deletion for model import.

  • V4.1 – Added UAV appendix.

  • V4.0 – Expanded coordinate system description.

  • V3.9 – Modified chapter on importing total station points, now using direct import feature of .pts files.

  • V3.8 – Added tire force model details. Clean up notation in Vehicle Controls chapter.

  • V3.7 – Generalized presentation of Single Body Collision Physics derivation to include lever-arms with z’ components. Cleaned up notation.

  • V3.6 – Added section on illuminated lamps.

  • V3.5 – Added coordinate system appendix.