Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2009
By James Wedding, Dana Probert
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: September 2008
Pages: 936

Design Your Way from Field to Finish with This Expert Guide to Civil 3D

Understand concepts, create perfect designs, and manage every stage of your projects with this thorough guide to Autodesk's powerful civil engineering software. Authored by experts with close ties to Autodesk and the Civil 3D community, this guide offers an in-depth, tutorial-based approach that is grounded in real-world examples so that you can get the most out of Civil 3D.

This new edition is fully updated for all of Civil 3D 2009's new features, including the latest improvements to drafting, surface handling, grading, corridor modeling, surveying, and model sharing. With pages of advanced techniques, expert tips, and practical workarounds, it focuses squarely on how to use the software in a production environment, offering valuable insights you won't find anywhere else.

Coverage includes:

  • Digging deeper into Civil 3D tools to get more from the program

  • Working field to finish with in-depth information on field surveying

  • Applying simple techniques to tackle more complicated corridor construction

  • Managing team and project environments with Autodesk┬« Vault or Data Shortcuts

  • Creating construction documents in a flash with the Plan Production tool

  • Migrating your Land Desktop data to Civil 3D

  • Building project visualizations that don't break the bank or the schedule

  • Cut Office Time with Automated Linework Direct from Your Survey Crews

  • Create Accurate and Dynamic Surface Models Using the Best Techniques

  • Design Subdivision and Lot Layouts with Precision and Ease

  • Build Complex Corridors to Model Everything from Streams to Cul-de-Sacs

  • Collaborate More Efficiently with Autodesk Vault

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