This hands-on reference and tutorial from two Civil 3D andengineering experts is your gateway to immediate productivity withCivil 3D 2010. The authors' in-depth explanations bring you quicklyup to speed on Civil 3D basics, give you a thorough grounding inthe fundamentals of building, and show you how to best use thesoftware in professional, real-world environments.
The book starts with a thorough look at the Civil 3D environmentand its core tools, styles, and concepts, then offers detaileddiscussions and clear-cut tutorials on lines and arcs, points,surveying, parcels, surfaces, alignments, corridors, grading,pipes, project management, and much more. It's the perfect,practical guide to help you become a Civil 3D expert.
Understand Civil 3D 2010's interface, core features, and keycapabilities
Draw fences, walls, and property lines with the Lines/Curvesmenu
Dynamically label components, maintain geometries, and pullproject data
Improve stormwater analysis and simulation with enhancedfunctionality
Power through more design iterations in less time and createbetter site plans
Design cul-de-sacs, subdivision lots, or boundary segments withParcels
Manage Alignments and lay down road centerlines, pond berms, andmore
Collaborate across the project team with helpful DataShortcuts
Access the book's supporting website atwww.sybex.com/go/introducingcivil3d2010 and find all the files youneed to complete the tutorials, as well as plenty of inspiringprofessional examples.