Self-Paced Training | Building Environments


Course Description

This course deals with building environments within Virtual CRASH. This course is ideal for new users of Virtual CRASH 4.

The topics covered in this course are:

  • Importing and scaling aerial images and diagrams.

  • Using the Google Earth tool.

  • Importing Total Station data and orienting the data on top of aerial imagery.

  • Importing point cloud data.

  • Creating surface meshes from point clouds.

  • Simulating on top of surface meshes.

  • Drawing scale diagrams using the CAD tools.

  • Using the traffic signal objects.


Students should have a strong working knowledge of the Virtual CRASH user interface and how to create simulations. It is strongly recommend to first complete the Virtual CRASH Interface and Simulation Basics self-paced training courses before taking this course.

Time for completion

Your access to the course will expire 30 days after enrollment, so be sure to give yourself enough time to work through the course material.

Grades and Certificate of Completion

Your final grade will either be a “Pass” or a “Fail”. Grading is based on your performance on quizzes and projects. You’ll need a score of 70% or higher to receive a “Pass” for each of the given quizzes and projects. You must pass all quizzes and projects to receive a “Pass” for the course module. If you pass a training course, you will receive a certificate of completion indicating you have passed that course. We will not keep permanent records of your specific quiz or project performance. If you pass a training course, our permanent records will only indicate that you have successfully passed that given course. 

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