This book is a great way to expand your understanding of Civil 3D and will help you gain the most out of the software." —From the Foreword by Daniel Philbrick, Autodesk Software Development Manager
Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010
James Wedding, P.E.
Design and Collaborate
on Large-Scale Civil
Master the Latest Civil 3D
Techniques and Improve
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 complete guide to Autodesk's powerful civil engineering software. Authored by experts with close ties to Autodesk and the Civil 3D community, this book 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 2010's new features, including new dynamic tools for intersections and a ribbon tool that streamlines the process of creating, editing, and annotating models. With pages of advanced techniques, expert tips, and practical workarounds, this book focuses squarely on how to use Civil 3D in a production environment and offers valuable insights you won't find anywhere else.
Digging deeper into Civil 3D tools to get more from the program
Working field to finish with in-depth information on field surveying
Using new intersection tools to shorten the design of complex corridors
Managing project environments with Autodesk® Vault or Data Shortcuts
Designing models from drafts to done with new Civil 3D ribbon tool
Creating construction documents in a flash with the Plan Production tool
Building project visualizations that don't break the bank or the schedule