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AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 Essentials

  • Length: 416 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2015-06-02
  • ISBN-10: 1119059593
  • ISBN-13: 9781119059592
  • Sales Rank: #255037 (See Top 100 Books)

Start designing today with this hands-on beginner’s guide to AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 Essentials gets you quickly up to speed with the features and functions of this industry-leading civil engineering software. This full-color guide features approachable, hands-on exercises and additional task-based tutorials that help you quickly become productive as you master the fundamental aspects of AutoCAD Civil 3D design. Each chapter opens with a quick discussion of concepts and learning goals, and then briskly moves into tutorial mode with screen shots that illustrate each step of the process. The emphasis is on skills rather than tools, and the clear delineation between “why” and “how” makes this guide ideal for quick reference. The companion website provides starting and ending files for each exercise, so you can jump in at any point and compare your work with the pros. Centered around the real-world task of designing a residential subdivision, these exercises get you up to speed with the program’s functionality, while also providing the only Autodesk-endorsed preparation for the AutoCAD Civil 3D certification exam.

  • Master the AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 interface and basic tasks
  • Model terrain using imported field survey data
  • Analyze boundaries, pipe networks, surfaces, and terrain
  • Estimate quantities and create construction documentation

If you’re ready to acquire this must-have skillset, AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 Essentials will get you up to speed quickly and easily.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Navigating the User Interface
Chapter 2: Leveraging a Dynamic Environment
Chapter 3: Establishing Existing Conditions Using Survey Data
Chapter 4: Modeling the Existing Terrain Using Surfaces
Chapter 5: Designing in 2-D Using Alignments
Chapter 6: Displaying and Annotating Alignments
Chapter 7: Designing Vertically Using Profiles
Chapter 8: Displaying and Annotating Profiles
Chapter 9: Designing in 3D Using Corridors
Chapter 10: Creating Cross Sections of the Design
Chapter 11: Displaying and Annotating Sections
Chapter 12: Designing and Analyzing Boundaries Using Parcels
Chapter 13: Displaying and Annotating Parcels
Chapter 14: Designing Gravity Pipe Networks
Chapter 15: Designing Pressure Pipe Networks
Chapter 16: Displaying and Annotating Pipe Networks
Chapter 17: Designing New Terrain
Chapter 18: Analyzing, Displaying, and Annotating Surfaces

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