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elevation of point x distant from PVC(point of vertical curvature)
Elevation of point x distance from PVC= Elevation of PVC+(Grade at beginning of curve*Distance of any point on the curve from the PVC)+(1/2)*(Rate of change of grade*Distance of any point on the curve from the PVC^2) GO
Elevation of PVC when elevation of lowest point on a sag curve is given
Elevation of PVC= Elevation of lowest point on a sag curve+((Grade at beginning of curve^2)/(2*Rate of change of grade)) GO
Elevation of lowest point on a sag curve
Elevation of lowest point on a sag curve= Elevation of PVC-((Grade at beginning of curve^2)/(2*Rate of change of grade)) GO
Rate of change of grade when distance from PVC to lowest point on a sag curve is given
Rate of change of grade= -(Grade at beginning of curve/Distance from PVC to lowest point on a sag curve) GO
Distance from PVC to Lowest Point on a Sag Curve
Distance from PVC to lowest point on a sag curve= -(Grade at beginning of curve/Rate of change of grade) GO
Rate of change of grade in parabolic curves
Rate of change of grade= (Grade at end of curve-Grade at beginning of curve)/ Length of curve GO
Length of curve when rate of change of grade is given in parabolic curves
Length of curve= (Grade at end of curve-Grade at beginning of curve)/Rate of change of grade GO
Elevation of PVI(point of vertical intersection) when elevation of PVC is given
Elevation of PVI= Elevation of PVC+(1/2)*(Length of curve*Grade at beginning of curve) GO
Central angle for portion of curve(exact for arc definition)
Central angle for portion of curve= (Degree of curve*Length of curve)/100 GO
Central angle of curve when length of curve is given
Central angle of curve=(Length of curve*Degree of curve)/100 GO
Degree of curve when length of curve is given
Degree of curve=(100*Central angle of curve)/Length of curve GO

1 Other formulas that calculate the same Output

Elevation of PVC when elevation of lowest point on a sag curve is given
Elevation of PVC= Elevation of lowest point on a sag curve+((Grade at beginning of curve^2)/(2*Rate of change of grade)) GO

Elevation of PVC(point of vertical curvature) Formula

Elevation of PVC= Elevation of PVI-(1/2)*(Length of curve*Grade at beginning of curve)
E<sub>0</sub>= V<sub>-(1/2)*(L<sub>*<sub>1</sub>)
More formulas
Rate of change of grade in parabolic curves GO
Length of curve when rate of change of grade is given in parabolic curves GO
Elevation of PVI(point of vertical intersection) when elevation of PVC is given GO
elevation of point x distant from PVC(point of vertical curvature) GO
grade at beginning of curve when elevation of point x distant from PVC is given GO
Distance from PVC to Lowest Point on a Sag Curve GO
Rate of change of grade when distance from PVC to lowest point on a sag curve is given GO
Elevation of lowest point on a sag curve GO
Elevation of PVC when elevation of lowest point on a sag curve is given GO

What is the point of curvature ?

Point of curvature can be defined as the point at which the vertical line intersect at the beginning point of the parabolic curve.

How to Calculate Elevation of PVC(point of vertical curvature)?

Elevation of PVC(point of vertical curvature) calculator uses Elevation of PVC= Elevation of PVI-(1/2)*(Length of curve*Grade at beginning of curve) to calculate the Elevation of PVC, The Elevation of PVC(point of vertical curvature) formula is defined as the the vertical line passing through the parabolic curve. Elevation of PVC and is denoted by E0 symbol.

How to calculate Elevation of PVC(point of vertical curvature) using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Elevation of PVC(point of vertical curvature), enter Elevation of PVI (V, Length of curve (L and Grade at beginning of curve (1) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Elevation of PVC(point of vertical curvature) calculation can be explained with given input values -> -450 = 50-(1/2)*(100*10).

FAQ

What is Elevation of PVC(point of vertical curvature)?
The Elevation of PVC(point of vertical curvature) formula is defined as the the vertical line passing through the parabolic curve and is represented as E0= V1) or Elevation of PVC= Elevation of PVI-(1/2)*(Length of curve*Grade at beginning of curve). Elevation of PVI can be described as the length at which the point of vertical intersection of grades on either side of curve, Length of curve is defined as the arc length in a parabolic curves and Grade at beginning of curve can be described as the grade at the beginning of the parabolic curve.
How to calculate Elevation of PVC(point of vertical curvature)?
The Elevation of PVC(point of vertical curvature) formula is defined as the the vertical line passing through the parabolic curve is calculated using Elevation of PVC= Elevation of PVI-(1/2)*(Length of curve*Grade at beginning of curve). To calculate Elevation of PVC(point of vertical curvature), you need Elevation of PVI (V, Length of curve (L and Grade at beginning of curve (1). With our tool, you need to enter the respective value for Elevation of PVI, Length of curve and Grade at beginning of curve and hit the calculate button. You can also select the units (if any) for Input(s) and the Output as well.
How many ways are there to calculate Elevation of PVC?
In this formula, Elevation of PVC uses Elevation of PVI, Length of curve and Grade at beginning of curve. We can use 1 other way(s) to calculate the same, which is/are as follows -
  • Elevation of PVC= Elevation of lowest point on a sag curve+((Grade at beginning of curve^2)/(2*Rate of change of grade))
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