This course starts off with an overview of the interface of Civil 3D, showing you how Civil 3D applies settings and styles to automate object placement. Building on this knowledge, you will learn to create and edit surfaces, alignments, and profiles. Once you have the core components to roadway modeling ready, you will discover how to create assemblies and subassemblies which are the building blocks of your corridor. You will then build your corridor model, and learn how to use the intersection design wizard to create a complete road. Finally, you will learn how to lay out and edit a pipe network. By the end of this course, you will be able to apply what you've learnt to create all Civil 3D objects necessary to build a road.
Seth Cohen is Vice President of 3C CAD Inc. 3C CAD specializes in civil engineering and CAD applications including Civil 3D, Map 3D, AutoCAD, MicroStation, and InRoads. 3C CAD Inc conducts many classes for CAD professionals and specializes in providing project start-up and CAD standards implementation for commercial and government organizations. Founded over 15 years ago, 3C CAD Inc has extensive experience in civil engineering, helping managers, designers, and construction firms implement CAD, produce plans, as well as aid in AMG (Automatic Machine Guidance).
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Understand how to work with the dataset that will be used in this course.
See which tools are available in the Civil 3D workspaces.
There are many settings and styles that control the display of Civil 3D objects.
An explanation of the different types of data that you can add to a surface.
An explanation of what surface properties are and how you can manipulate them.
An explanation of the different surface editing operations available in Civil 3D.
Go over the available surface labeling options.
An explanation of the different methods of alignment creation, the location of the alignment creation tools, and the settings and styles used for alignments.
An understanding of how the different element constraints can affect how alignments can be edited.
How to create alignment using the PI method.
Review the creation of an alignment using the fixed, floating, and free methods.
An explanation of which alignment properties are available and how you can manipulate them.
An explanation of the different alignment reporting options.
Examine the different label operations and table-creation methods.
Understanding how to create surface profiles and display them and profile views.
Understanding how to create design profiles.
An understanding of how to edit design profiles.
Examine the different profile and profile view label operations.
Reviewing the different profile reporting options.
Understanding assemblies and subassemblies.
A discussion on creating assemblies for corridor modeling.
Understanding how to modify assemblies and subassemblies.
Understanding how to use an assembly in multiple projects.
Examine how to create the corridor model.
Understanding target mapping.
Understanding the properties of a corridor and how you can leverage them to make edits.
Understanding how to create corridor surfaces.
Review and edit corridor sections.
Examine how to create an intersection.
Examine how to review and edit an intersection.
Examine pipe networks and all the different settings and styles necessary for developing pipe networks.
Understand how to configure pipe network components.
Understand how to lay out a pipe network.
Understand how to edit pipe networks.
Understand how to check for interference in pipe networks.
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