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Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016

You'll learn how to navigate the software and use essential tools, and how to put it all together in the context of a realworld project. In-depth discussions covers surveying, alignments, surface, grading, cross sections... Show More
Course Prerequisites:
Computer Literacy and Windows
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Duration
3 Days

Course Schedule

Upcoming dates for Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016

Course Content

Lesson 1 The Basics

  • The Interface
  • Toolspace
  • Panorama
  • Contextual Ribbon Tab
  • Civil 3D Templates
  • Starting New Projects
  • Importing Styles
  • Command Settings Creating Lines COGO Line Commands Direction-Based Line Commands
  • Re-Creating a Deed Using Line Tools Creating Curves
  • Standard Curves
  • Best-Fit Entities
  • Attaching Multiple Entities
  • Adding Line and Curve Labels Using Transparent Commands
  • Standard Transparent Commands
  • Matching Transparent Commands
  • The Bottom Line

Lesson 2 Survey

  • Setting Up the Databases
  • Survey Database Defaults The Equipment Database The Figure Prefix Database
  • The Linework Code Set Database
  • Configuring Description Keys for Point Import
  • Creating a Description Key Set Creating Description Keys
  • Activating a Description Key Set Understanding the Survey Database
  • Working with Survey Networks
  • Other Methods of Manipulating Survey Data
  • Other Survey Features
  • The Astronomic Direction Calculator
  • The Geodetic Calculator
  • The Mapcheck Report
  • The Coordinate Geometry Editor
  • Using Inquiry Commands
  • The Bottom Line

Lesson 3 Points

  • Anatomy of a Point
  • COGO Points vs Survey Points
  • Creating Basic Points
  • Point Settings
  • Importing Points from a Text File
  • Converting Points from Non–Civil 3D Sources
  • A Closer Look at the Create Points Toolbar
  • Basic Point Editing
  • Graphic Point Edits
  • Panorama and Prospector Point Edits
  • Point Groups: Don’t Skip This Section!
  • Changing Point Elevations
  • Point Tables
  • User-Defined Properties
  • The Bottom Line

Lesson 4 Surfaces

  • Understanding Surface Basics
  • Creating Surfaces
  • Creating a Surface with Point Groups
  • Adding Breaklines
  • Adding Boundaries
  • Additional Surface Creation Methods
  • Surface from LandXML Files
  • Surface from DEM Files
  • Surface from GIS Data
  • Surfaces from Polylines
  • Refining and Editing Surfaces
  • Surface Properties
  • Manual Surface Edits
  • Surface Analysis
  • Elevation Banding
  • Slopes and Slope Arrows
  • Visibility Checker
  • Comparing Surfaces
  • TIN Volume Surface
  • Labeling the Surface
  • Contour Labeling
  • Additional Surface Label Types
  • Point Cloud Surfaces
  • Importing a Point Cloud
  • Working with Point Clouds
  • Creating a Point Cloud Surface
  • The Bottom Line

Lesson 5 Parcels

  • Introduction to Sites
  • Think Outside of the Lot
  • Creating a New Site
  • Creating a Boundary Parcel
  • Using Parcel Creation Tools
  • Creating a Right-of-Way Parcel
  • Adding a Cul-de-Sac Parcel
  • Creating Subdivision Lot Parcels Using Precise Sizing Tools
  • Attached Parcel Segments
  • Parcel Sizing Settings
  • Parcel Sizing Tools
  • Editing Parcels by Deleting Parcel Segments
  • Best Practices for Parcel Creation
  • Forming Parcels from Segments
  • Parcels Reacting to Site Objects
  • Constructing Parcel Segments with the Appropriate Vertices
  • Labeling Parcel Areas
  • Labeling Parcel Segments
  • Labeling Multiple-Parcel Segments
  • Labeling Spanning Segments
  • Adding Curve Tags to Prepare for Table Creation
  • Creating a Table for Parcel Segments
  • The Bottom Line

Lesson 6 Alignments

  • Alignment Concepts Alignments and Sites
  • Alignment Entities
  • Creating an Alignment
  • Creating from a Line, Arc, or Polyline Creating by Layout
  • Best-Fit Alignments
  • Reverse and Compound Curve Creation
  • Creating with Design Constraints and Check Sets
  • Editing Alignment Geometry
  • Grip Editing
  • Tabular Design
  • Component-Level Editing
  • Understanding Alignment Constraints
  • Changing Alignment Components
  • Alignments as Objects
  • Alignment Properties
  • The Right Station
  • Assigning Design Speeds
  • Labeling Alignments
  • Alignment Tables
  • The Bottom Line

Lesson 7

  • Profiles and Profile Views
  • The Elevation Element
  • Surface Sampling
  • Layout Profi les
  • The Best-Fit Profile
  • Creating a Profile from a File

Editing Profiles

  • Grip-Editing Profiles
  • Editing Profiles Using Profile Layout Parameters
  • Editing Profiles Using Profile Grid View
  • Component-Level Editing
  • Other Profile Edits
  • Profile Views
  • Creating Profile Views during Sampling
  • Creating Profile Views Manually
  • Splitting Views
  • Editing Profile Views
  • Profile View Properties
  • Profile View Labeling Styles
  • Profile Labels
  • Applying Labels
  • Using Profile Label Sets
  • Profile Utilities
  • Superimposing Profiles
  • Projecting Objects in Profile View
  • Creating a Quick Profile
  • The Bottom Line

Lesson 8 Assemblies and Subassemblies

  • Subassemblies
  • The Tool Palettes The Corridor Modeling Catalogs
  • Adding Subassemblies to a Tool Palette
  • Building Assemblies
  • Creating a Typical Road Assembly Subassembly Components
  • Jumping into Help
  • Commonly Used Subassemblies
  • Editing an Assembly
  • Creating Assemblies for Non-road Uses
  • Specialized Subassemblies Using Generic Links
  • Daylighting with Generic Links
  • Working with Daylight Subassemblies Advanced Assemblies
  • Offset Assemblies
  • Marked Points Used with Partner Subassemblies Organizing Your Assemblies
  • Storing a Customized Subassembly on a Tool Palette
  • Storing a Completed Assembly on a Tool Palette
  • The Bottom Line

Lesson 9 Basic Corridors Understanding Corridors

  • Recognizing Corridor Components
  • Working with Corridor Feature Lines
  • Understanding Targets
  • Using Target Alignments and Profiles
  • Editing Sections
  • Creating a Corridor Surface The Corridor Surface
  • Corridor Surface Creation Fundamentals
  • Adding a Surface Boundary
  • Performing a Volume Calculation
  • Building Nonroad Corridors
  • The Bottom Line

Lesson 10 Advanced Corridors, Intersections, and Roundabouts

  • Using Multiregion Baselines
  • Modeling a Cul-de-Sac
  • Using Multiple Baseline Establishing EOP Design Profiles
  • Putting the Pieces Together
  • Troubleshooting Your Cul-de-Sac
  • Moving Up to Intersections
  • Using the Intersection Wizard
  • Creating Intersections Manually
  • Troubleshooting Your Intersection Finishing Off Your Corridor
  • Using an Assembly Offset Understanding Corridor Utilities
  • Using Corridor Utilities in Practice
  • Using a Feature Line as a Width and Elevation Target
  • Tackling Roundabouts: The Mount Everest of Corridors
  • Drainage First
  • Roundabout Alignments
  • Center Design
  • Profiles for All
  • Tie It All Together
  • Finishing Touches
  • The Bottom Line

Lesson 11 Superelevation

  • Preparing for Superelevation
  • Critical Stations
  • Design Criteria Files
  • Ready Your Alignment Super Assemblies
  • Applying Superelevation to the Design Start with the Alignment
  • Transition Station Overlap
  • Calculating Cants for Rail
  • Preparing for Cants
  • Creating a Rail Assembly
  • Applying Cant to the Alignment
  • Superelevation and Cant Views
  • Using a Superelevation View to Edit Data
  • The Bottom Line

Lesson 12 Cross Sections and Mass Haul

  • Section Workflow
  • Comparing Sample Lines and Frequency Lines
  • Creating Sample Lines
  • Editing the Swath Width of a Sample Line Group
  • Creating Section Views
  • Creating a Single-Section View
  • Creating Multiple Section Views
  • Section Views and Annotation Scale
  • Calculating and Reporting Volumes
  • Computing Materials
  • Creating a Volume Table in the Drawing
  • Adding Soil Factors to a Materials List Generating a Volume Report
  • Adding Section View Final Touches
  • Adding Data with Sample More Sources
  • Adding Cross-Section Labels
  • Using Mass Haul Diagrams
  • Taking a Closer Look at the Mass Haul Diagram
  • Creating a Mass Haul Diagram
  • Editing a Mass Haul Diagram
  • The Bottom Line

Lesson 13 Pipe Networks

  • Setting Up a Pipe Network Understanding Parts List—Waste Water Systems
  • Planning a Typical Pipe Network
  • Using Part Rules
  • Putting Your Parts List Together
  • Creating a Waste Water Network
  • Establishing Pipe Network Parameters
  • Using the Network Layout Creation Tools
  • Creating a Storm Drainage Pipe Network from a Feature Line
  • Editing a Pipe Network
  • Changing Flow Direction
  • Editing Your Network in Plan View Using the Pipe Network Vista Effectively
  • Editing Using the Pipe Networks Contextual Tab
  • Editing with the Network Layout Tools Toolbar
  • Creating an Alignment from Network Parts
  • Drawing Parts in Profile View
  • Editing Pipe Networks in Profile View Using Grips
  • Removing a Part from Profile View
  • Showing Pipes That Cross the Profile View
  • Adding Pipe Network Labels
  • Creating a Labeled Pipe Network Profile with Crossings
  • Using Pipe and Structure Labels
  • Creating an Interference Check
  • Creating Pipe Tables
  • Exploring the Table Creation Dialog
  • The Table Panel Tools
  • Setting and Using a Pressure Pipes Network
  • Pressure Network Parts List
  • Creating a Pressure Network
  • Using Design Checks
  • Understanding Part Builder Part Builder Orientation
  • Understanding the Organization of Part Builder
  • Exploring Part Families
  • Adding a Part Size Using Part Builder
  • Sharing a Custom Part
  • Adding an Arch Pipe to Your Part Catalog
  • The Bottom Line

Lesson 14 Grading

  • Working with Grading Feature Lines
  • Accessing Grading Feature-Line Tools
  • Creating Grading Feature Lines
  • Editing Feature Line Information
  • Labeling Feature Lines
  • Grading Objects
  • Creating Gradings
  • Using Gradings for Interim Surfaces Finishing Touches
  • The Bottom Line

Lesson 15 Plan Production

  • Preparing for Plan Sets
  • Prerequisite Components
  • Using View Frames and Match Lines
  • The Create View Frames Wizard
  • Creating View Frames
  • Editing View Frames and Match Lines
  • Creating Plan and Profile Sheets
  • The Create Sheets Wizard
  • Managing Sheets
  • Creating Section Sheets
  • Creating Multiple Section Views
  • Creating Section Sheets
  • Drawing Templates
  • The Bottom Line

Lesson 16 Advanced Workflows

  • Data Shortcuts
  • Getting Started
  • Setting a Working Folder and Data Shortcut Folder Creating Data Shortcuts
  • Creating a Data Reference
  • Updating References
  • Sharing Data with a Non–Civil 3D World
  • Delivering DWG Formats
  • Using LandXML
  • The Bottom Line

Lesson 17 Quantity Takeoffff

  • Employing Pay Item Files
  • Pay Item Favorites
  • Searching for Pay Items
  • Keeping Tabs on the Model
  • AutoCAD Objects as Pay Items
  • Pricing Your Corridor
  • Pipes and Structures as Pay Items
  • Highlighting Pay Items
  • Inventorying Your Pay Items
  • The Bottom Line

Lesson 18 Label Styles Label Styles

  • General Labels
  • Frequently Seen Tabs
  • General Note Labels
  • Point Label Styles
  • Line and Curve Labels
  • Single Segment Labels
  • Spanning Segment Labels
  • Curve Labels
  • Pipe and Structure Labels
  • Pipe Labels
  • Structure Labels
  • Profi le and Alignment Labels
  • Label Sets
  • Alignment Labels
  • Advanced Style Types
  • Table Styles
  • Code Set Styles
  • The Bottom Line

Lesson 19 Object Styles

  • Getting Started with Object Styles
  • Frequently Seen Tabs
  • General Settings
  • Point and Marker Object Styles Creating Linear Object Styles
  • Alignment Styles
  • Parcel Styles
  • Feature Line Styles
  • Creating Surface Styles
  • Contour Styles
  • Triangles and Points Surface Styles
  • Analysis Styles
  • Creating Pipe and Structure Styles Pipe Styles
  • Structure Styles
  • Creating Profile View Styles
  • Profile View Bands
  • Creating Section View Styles
  • Group Plot Styles
  • The Bottom Line
CTU Training Solutions , Updated: July 7th, 2017

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