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Learning AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013

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  • Copyright 2014
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-357143-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-357143-1

In this training course for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013, Seth Cohen introduces you to the powerful features and tools available to you in this BIM (Building Information Modeling) software. This tutorial is designed for the beginner, and you do not need any previous Civil 3D experience in order to get the most out of this training.
You will start by learning the basics of the interface - the different toolspaces, using the palettes, and basic commands. Seth guides you through step-by-step, each new lesson building on the previous ones. You will learn about points, using survey databases, adding, editing and modifying surfaces, using alignments, sharing your data, and designing profiles. As the tutorial continues, you cover assemblies, corridor modeling, grading, pipes, using cross sections, and much more.
By the conclusion of this computer based training course on Civil 3D 2013, you will understand how to apply Civil 3D to your engineering and design projects. Working files are included to allow you to work alongside the author throughout the training course.

Total Time: 9 hours

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Table of Contents

01. Introduction
    0101 What Is Civil 3D?
    0102 What You Should Expect From This Course
    0103 Working With The Data Set For This Course
02. The Civil 3D Interface
    0201 Civil 3D Workspaces
    0202 The Civil 3D Ribbon
    0203 Toolspace - Prospector
    0204 Toolspace - Settings
    0205 Toolspace - Survey
    0206 Toolspace - Toolbox
    0207 Properties Palette
    0208 Tool Palettes
    0209 Transparent Commands
    0210 The Panorama Window
03. Points
    0301 Points Overview
    0302 Description Keys
    0303 Point File Formats
    0304 Importing Points
    0305 Reviewing Point Data
    0306 Point Tools
    0307 Point Groups
    0308 Modifying Points
    0309 Creating Point Reports
    0310 Exporting Points
04. Using Survey Databases
    0401 Survey Toolspace Overview
    0402 Survey Database Overview
    0403 Survey Settings And Styles
    0404 Import Events
    0405 Linework Code Sets
    0406 Survey Figures
    0407 Survey Points
    0408 Survey Queries
05. Surfaces
    0501 Surfaces Overview
    0502 Creating Breaklines From Points
    0503 Adding Survey Data To A Surface
    0504 Adding Proximity And Standard Breaklines To A Surface
    0505 Adding A Headwall Breakline To A Surface
    0506 Adding Contours To A Surface
    0507 Adding Boundaries To A Surface
    0508 Surface Properties
    0509 Editing Surfaces - Lines
    0510 Editing Surfaces - Points
    0511 Editing Surfaces - Paste Surfaces
    0512 Editing Surfaces - Additional Tools
    0513 Surface Analysis
    0514 Surface Labels
    0515 Surface Volumes
06. Alignments
    0601 Alignment Overview
    0602 Alignment - Element Constraints
    0603 Creating Alignments - PI Method
    0604 Creating Alignments - Fixed, Floating, And Free Methods
    0605 Alignment Properties
    0606 Alignment Reporting
    0607 Alignment Labels And Tables
07. Sharing Civil 3D Data
    0701 Sharing Data Overview
    0702 Data Shortcut Overview
    0703 Using Data Shortcuts
    0704 Removing And Promoting Shortcuts
    0705 Labeling Referencing Files
08. Profiles
    0801 Profile Overview
    0802 Surface Profiles And Profile Views
    0803 Design Profiles
    0804 Editing Profiles
    0805 Profile And Profile View Labeling
    0806 Profile Reporting
09. Assemblies And Subassemblies
    0901 Assembly And Subassembly Overview
    0902 Creating Assemblies For Corridor modeling
    0903 Modifying Assemblies
    0904 Copying Assemblies To A Tool Palette
10. Corridor Modeling
    1001 Corridor Overview
    1002 Create A Corridor
    1003 Target Mapping
    1004 Corridor Properties
    1005 Corridor Surfaces
    1006 Review And Edit Corridor Sections
11. Grading In Civil 3D
    1101 Grading Overview
    1102 Creating And Editing Feature Lines
    1103 Grading Objects
    1104 Grading Volumes
12. Pipe Networks
    1201 Pipe Networks Overview
    1202 Configuring Pipe Networks
    1203 Creating A Pipe Network From Objects
    1204 Laying Out A Pipe Network
    1205 Editing Pipe Networks
    1206 Interference Checking With Pipe Networks
    1207 Annotating Pipe Networks
    1208 Pipe Reporting
13. Cross section
    1301 Cross Section Overview
    1302 Sample Line Groups
    1303 Creating Cross Section Views
    1304 Labeling Cross Section Views
14. Quantity Takeoff
    1401 Earthwork Volumes
    1402 Material Volumes
    1403 Quantity Takeoff
    1404 Mass Haul Diagrams
15. Creating Sheets
    1501 Creating Plan Sheets
    1502 Creating Cross Section Sheets
    1503 Sheet Sets Overview
16. Parcels
    1601 Parcels Overview
    1602 Creating Parcels From Objects
    1603 ROW Parcels
    1604 Laying Out Parcels
    1605 Editing Parcels
    1606 Labeling Parcels
    1607 Parcel Tables
    1608 Reporting On Parcels
17. Finale
    1701 About The Author - Who I Am And Why I Love And Use Civil 3D


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