MS Turn
Free Vehicle Turning Simulation (Swept path analysis) for Microstation

MSTurn is an out of process software and supports Microstation version V8

Latest update: 2016-04-09 Build 1.0.26
Vehicle Turning Simulation (Swept path analysis). Build your own vehicles and do analysis in the drawing

Turning Report visualizes wheel and element angles.

Lock to lock Report visualizes speed.

Sample of drawing output.

Windows Vista users!
Problems running MSTurn? Probably it's Vista's UAC dabbling, try to launch MSTurn as an Administrator. Simply find the shortcut for MSTurn, right click on it then in the Compatibility tab select the option that say: Run this program as an Administrator.
If you are using AutoCAD you will find the Vehicle Turning and much more in CadTools. The Vehicle Turning is also available as a freeware for Bricscad V10. BricsTurn

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Additional downloads
Default Vehicle library (metric) Vehicle samples in metric units
Default Vehicle library (imperial, 2013-05-13) Vehicle samples in imperial units

Revision history

Latest update (2015-04-09 Build 1.0.26)
Fixed bug when saving vehicles, some values didn't save. Fixed problem when plotting sweeplines and Vehicle to Drawing.

2015-03-23 Build
Fixed bug when saving some types of vehicles, values in datafields where changed when saving.

2015-03-24 Build 1.0.23
Fixed DPI scaling by changing application font.

(2013-07-11 Build 1.0.22)
Fixed: Levels are now sorted in alphabetical order
Enhanced: Perimeter of swept vehicle

Build 1.0.21)
Unknown error with some paths fixed.

Build 1.0.20)
Added: MSTurn now interacts with Microstation V8 2004 (XM).

Build 1.0.19)
Fixed bug: Minimum turning radious displayed incorrect value for units other than meters

(2011-11-27 Build 1.0.18)
Added support for a number of drawing units. The code base in this software was based on meters. Using units smaller than meters would result in slow performance.

30 Build 1.0.17)
Added multiple axels for some vehicle types in the drawing output for Vehicle Turning. There is no option for the user to manipulate this

20 Build 1.0.16)
Fixed: Displayed stations where incorrect.
Added: Option for "Plot Swept Vehicle Envelope" (perimeter)

1-02-14 Build 1.0.15)
Fixed: Removed swep path for Tow-bars.

23 Build 1.0.13)
Fixed: Minor bug, the vehicle could stop before max angle was reached.
New: Lock to lock speed. The minimum radius is back! Now with some explanation in the helpfile
New: Enhanced color, level and linetype settings for output

(2010-10-17 Build 1.0.10)
Added truck wheel sweep path and options for wheel sweep path color

(2010-10-06 Build 1.0.9)
Disabled "Min Turning Radius" label due to misinterpreting

(2010-10-04 Build 1.0.8)
Turned off the registration dialog when saving new vehicles. MSTurn is a FREEWARE, sorry for any inconvenient.

01 Build 1.0.6)
information in helpfile, topic: settings dialog

(2010-09-27 Build
Added three new vehicle types. "Trailer Tow bar Semi", "Double Tow bar Semi" and "Tandem Trailer". Note! Default vehicle files are not replaced by the installation, you must replace them by downloading and saving them in MSTurn folder. Imperial library doesn't contain any sample vehicles for the three new types.

(2010-08-24 Build
Fixed some issues with Vehicle Turning. You can cancel the operation by pressing the cancel button.