Introducing AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010
By James Wedding, Rick Graham
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: July 2009
Pages: 340

Dig Into the future of Civil Engineering

This hands-on reference and tutorial from two Civil 3D and engineering experts is your gateway to immediate productivity with Civil 3D 2010. The authors' in-depth explanations bring you quickly up to speed on Civil 3D basics, give you a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of building, and show you how to best use the software in professional, real-world environments.

The book starts with a thorough look at the Civil 3D environment and its core tools, styles, and concepts, then offers detailed discussions 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 key capabilities

  • Draw fences, walls, and property lines with the Lines/Curves menu

  • Dynamically label components, maintain geometries, and pull project data

  • Improve stormwater analysis and simulation with enhanced functionality

  • Power through more design iterations in less time and create better site plans

  • Design cul-de-sacs, subdivision lots, or boundary segments with Parcels

  • Manage Alignments and lay down road centerlines, pond berms, and more

  • Collaborate across the project team with helpful Data Shortcuts

Companion Website

Access the book's supporting website at and find all the files you need to complete the tutorials, as well as plenty of inspiring professional examples.

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