Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013

Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013

By: Kati Mercier (author), Louisa Holland (author)Paperback

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A complete tutorial and reference for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 Autodesk's Civil 3D is the leading civil engineering software, and this reliable training guide has been thoroughly revised and updated to offer a fresh perspective on this powerful engineering package. Filled with illustrative examples, new datasets, and new tutorials, this book shows how elements of the dynamic engineering program work together and discusses the best methods for creating, editing, displaying, and labeling all of a civil engineering project's elements. The book's straightforward explanations, real-world examples, and practical tutorials focus squarely on teaching vital Civil 3D tips, tricks, and techniques. The authors' extensive real-world experience and Civil 3D expertise allows them to focus on how the software is used in real-world professional environments and present topics and techniques that are not documented elsewhere. * Offers an overview of key concepts and the software's interface * Discusses the best methods for creating, editing, displaying, and labeling all of a civil engineering project's elements * Features in-depth, detailed coverage of surveying, points, alignments, surfaces, profiles, corridors, grading, LandXML and LDT Project Transfer, cross sections, pipe networks, visualization, sheets, and project management, as well as Vault and data shortcuts * Offers help for the Civil 3D Certified Associate and Certified Professional exams This book is the only complete, detailed reference and tutorial for Autodesk's extremely popular and robust civil engineering software.

About Author

Louisa "Lou" Holland is a civil engineer who has been training users of Civil 3D since 2006. She has worked extensively with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and various consultants on Civil 3D implementations. Louisa is an Autodesk Approved Instructor (AAI); an AutoCAD Civil 3D Certified Professional; and a regular speaker at Autodesk University, Autodesk User Group International, and other industry events. Kati Mercier, P.E., is a project engineer at Nathan L. Jacobson & Associates, Inc., a civil and environmental engineering firm. Kati is the firm's Civil 3D protocols and procedures expert and an AutoCAD Civil 3D Certified Professional. She also contributes to the popular blog and speaks at Autodesk University.


Introduction xxi Chapter 1 The Basics 1 Chapter 2 Survey 51 Chapter 3 Points 91 Chapter 4 Surfaces 123 Chapter 5 Parcels 189 Chapter 6 Alignments 237 Chapter 7 Profiles and Profile Views 287 Chapter 8 Assemblies and Subassemblies 351 Chapter 9 Custom Subassemblies 393 Chapter 10 Basic Corridors 433 Chapter 11 Advanced Corridors, Intersections, and Roundabouts 477 Chapter 12 Superelevation 547 Chapter 13 Cross Sections and Mass Haul 569 Chapter 14 Pipe Networks 597 Chapter 15 Storm and Sanitary Analysis 685 Chapter 16 Grading 741 Chapter 17 Plan Production 785 Chapter 18 Advanced Workflows 823 Chapter 19 Quantity Takeoff 853 Chapter 20 Label Styles 879 Chapter 21 Object Styles 933 Appendix A The Bottom Line 989 Chapter 1: The Basics 989 Chapter 2: Survey 991 Chapter 3: Points 993 Chapter 4: Surfaces 996 Chapter 5: Parcels 999 Chapter 6: Alignments 1002 Chapter 7: Profiles and Profile Views 1005 Chapter 8: Assemblies and Subassemblies 1008 Chapter 9: Custom Subassemblies 1009 Chapter 10: Basic Corridors 1013 Chapter 11: Advanced Corridors, Intersections, and Roundabouts 1015 Chapter 12: Superelevation 1017 Chapter 13: Cross Sections and Mass Haul 1019 Chapter 14: Pipe Networks 1021 Chapter 15: Storm and Sanitary Analysis 1023 Chapter 16: Grading 1025 Chapter 17: Plan Production 1028 Chapter 18: Advanced Workflows 1030 Chapter 19: Quantity Takeoff 1032 Chapter 20: Label Styles 1034 Chapter 21: Object Styles 1036 Appendix B Autodesk Civil 3D 2013 Certification 1039 Index 1043

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781118281758
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 1104
  • ID: 9781118281758
  • weight: 1576
  • ISBN10: 1118281756

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