AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 Essentials
By Eric Chappell
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: May 2011
Pages: 400

Learn AutoCAD Civil 3D Quickly and Easily

This Autodesk Official Training Guide thoroughly covers the fundamentals of AutoCAD Civil 3D and teaches you everything you need to quickly become productive with the software. As you design a residential subdivision, you'll learn how to import survey data, design in 2D and 3D, add boundaries and pipe networks, create construction documents, and much more. Whether you're an aspiring civil engineer, preparing for the Civil 3D Associate or Professional Certification exams, or just brushing up on the basics, this is the fast and thorough grounding you need in AutoCAD Civil 3D.

Learn these AutoCAD Civil 3D essentials—and more:

  • Leveraging a dynamic environment to create and modify designs quickly

  • Using field-gathered survey data to map sites

  • Creating 3D models of existing terrain

  • Designing roads in 3D using alignments, profiles, and corridors

  • Using parcels to generate dynamic lot layouts

  • Creating detailed models of underground pipe networks

  • Reshaping the ground in 3D with grading tools and design surfaces

  • Leveraging automation to produce final construction documents quickly

Learn how to create features like this pond using dynamic 3D models

Use powerful tools to create pipe system designs that are labeled on the fly

This striking Essentials book features:

  • Chapter-opening learning objectives

  • Step-by-step tutorials

  • Four-color screenshots and illustrations

  • Concise chapter summaries and additional suggested practice exercises

  • Downloadable exercise files

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