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Geometric networks (ArcObjects .NET 10.8 SDK)
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Geometric networks

About geometric networks

A geometric network is a type of graph used to represent network topology that consists of two or more feature classes. A geometric network stores the following types of network features:
  • Junctions
  • Edges
A basic example of a geometric network is an electrical grid consisting of transmission lines (edge and line features) and transformers (junction and point features). They can be created and modified using the INetworkLoader interface in the Network Analysis library. The logical network application programming interface (API), which is recommended for traversal and connectivity analysis, includes the INetwork, IForwardStar, and INetTopology interfaces.

See Also:

Creating geometric networks within a geodatabase
Adding and working with connectivity rules in a geometric network
Sample: Set flow by digitized direction
Sample: Custom upstream trace task