Short Document Revision History
V8.5– Clarifications added to Chapter 10 and Appendix 6.
V8.4 – Clarification added to Chapter 6.
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.
V6.3 – 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.