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Vertical Curves

Vertical Curves are nice! I think they are easier to solve than Horizontal Curves because they are essentially parabola equations (which you should be very used to). This is the formula for vertical curves

 y(x) = y_{PVC} + G_1x + \dfrac{1}{2}Rx^2

y(x) is the elevation y at x horizontal distance into the curve from the start position

y_{PVC} is the starting elevation at x = 0.

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