AutoDesk AutoCad Civil 3D Essentials


Course Description:

The AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 Essentials Course is designed for Civil Engineers and Surveyors who want to take advantage of AutoCAD Civil 3D’s interactive, dynamic design functionality. AutoCAD Civil 3D Permits the rapid development of alternative through its model-based design tools. You will learn techniques enabling you to organize project data, work with points, create and analyze surfaces, model road corridors create parcel layouts, perform grading and volume calculations tasks and layout pipe networks.

Course Prerequisite:

Previous basic CAD experience is necessary. Drafting, design or engineering experience is a plus. It is recommended that you have a working knowledge of: Microsoft Windows: Vista, 2007, XP, 2000.


Course Outline:

Ø  AutoCAD Civil 3D Interface

• Product Overview, Workspace & User Interface

• Toolspace & Panorama

• Civil 3D Templates - Settings and Styles


Parcel Overview

• Introduction to Parcels


Subdividing Parcels

• Creating and Editing Parcels by Layout Overview

• Creating, Editing & Renumbering Parcels


Parcel Reports, Annotation & Tables

• Parcel Reports

• Parcel Labels & Tables


Civil 3D Survey Tool Space

• Survey Workflow Overview and Introduction to the Survey Toolspace

• Survey Networks


Civil 3D Points

• Points Overview & Label Styles

• Point Settings, Creating Points, & Transparent Command

• Description Key Sets

• Importing & Exporting Points

• Point Groups

• Reviewing & Editing Points

• Locking & Unlocking Points

• Point Reports


Civil 3D Survey Figures

• Survey figures

• Importing a Fieldbook & Working with Figures


Ø  Civil 3D Surface Overview

• Surface Process & Properties

• Contour Data & Other Surface Data

• Breaklines & Boundaries

• Surface Analysis Tools


Civil 3D Surface Editing

• Surface Editing & Adjusting Surfaces through Surface Properties

• Viewing Surfaces in 3D


Civil 3D Surface Labels & Analysis

• Surface Labels & Volume Calculations

• Surface Analysis Display


Civil 3D Alignments

• Roadway Design Overview & AutoCAD Civil 3D Sites

• Alignments & Alignment Properties

• Labels & Tables


Data Sharing Overview

• AutoCAD Civil 3D Projects & Sharing Data

• Data Shortcuts, Vault Overview & Vault Client


Ø  Civil 3D Profiles

• Profiles Overview

• Create Profiles from Surface & Create Profile View Wizard

• Finished Ground Profiles & Creating and Editing Profiles


Civil 3D Assemblies

• Assembly Overview

• Modifying Assemblies


Civil 3D Corridors

• Creating a Corridor & Corridor Properties

• Corridor Surfaces & Corridor Section Review and Edit


Grading Overview

• Grading Overview

• Configuring AutoCAD Civil 3D Grading


Pipe Networks Overview

• Pipes Overview & Pipes Configuration

• The Network Layout Toolbar

• Creating Networks from Objects


Pipe Networks Editing & Annotation

• Network Editing

• Annotating Pipe Networks



• Sample Line Groups

• Section Views


Quantity Take Off

• Section Volume Calculations


Plan Production

• Plan Productions Tools, Objects & Edits

• Creating Sheets & Sheet Sets.


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