How to calculate the surface area of a cross-section

Objective:

Calculate the surface area of a cross-section

Procedure:

1. Start with the geometry you want to calculate

2. Add a Section Body block

    • Add your geometry in the Body input
    • Add a Plane from Normal for the Plane input

3. Add a Surface Area from Body block

    • Insert the Section Body in the 
    • Look at the calculated area in the top right of the block
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And that’s it! You’ve successfully calculated the surface area of a cross-section in three simple steps

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