Master Autodesk Civil 3D 2024 to develop real, project-specific, time-efficient civil infrastructure designs as an individual or an entire engineering team Purchase of the print or Kindle book includes a free PDF eBook

Key Features

  • Reap the potential of Civil 3D and its partner software platforms
  • Scale your workflows with a larger team and bigger projects while maximizing productivity
  • Explore the design and modeling tools for enhanced functionality in Civil 3D

Book Description

Autodesk Civil 3D can radically increase your civil engineering design and efficiency if you learn to make the most of its features and partner software platforms. Autodesk Civil 3D from Start to Finish will teach you how to leverage its strengths and scale efficiency to large teams.

With this book, you’ll uncover all the major features Civil 3D offers, from surface development to intelligent utility design as well as dynamic display work for smart document creation. You’ll learn to configure and manage your civil engineering designs and explore practical applications of tools and modeling techniques available within the software.

By the end of this book, you’ll have a thorough understanding of Autodesk Civil 3D along with its partner programs to strategize and improve your future projects.

What you will learn

  • Understand civil project basics and how Autodesk Civil 3D helps achieve them
  • Connect detailed components of your design for faster and more efficient designs
  • Eliminate redundant workflows by creating intelligent objects to handle design changes smoothly
  • Collaborate with distributed teams efficiently and produce designs swiftly and effectively
  • Optimize 3D usage and decision-making, using a model-based approach on the impact of your designs and accelerate your career

Who this book is for

This book is for Civil Engineers, Environmental Engineers, Surveyors, Civil Designers, Civil Technicians, Civil 3D Professionals and InfraWorks Professionals looking to understand how to best leverage Civil 3D in their everyday designs. You'll need to have a very basic understanding of Civil Engineering and Surveying workflows as well as a foundational understanding of Autodesk's AutoCAD to make the most of this book. Basic understanding of Surveying, Civil/Environmental Engineering practices, and AutoCAD drafting knowledge is assumed.

Table of Contents

  1. Autodesk Civil 3D 2024 from Start to Finish
  2. Contributors
  3. About the authors
  4. About the reviewer
  5. Preface
  6. Part 1: Getting Acquainted with Civil 3D and Starting Your Next Project for Success
  7. Chapter 1: Introduction to Civil 3D
  8. Chapter 2: Setting up the Design Environment
  9. Chapter 3: Sharing Data within Civil 3D
  10. Part 2: Designing and Modeling with Civil 3D from Scratch
  11. Chapter 4: Configuring Survey Data with Civil 3D
  12. Chapter 5: Leveraging Points, Lines, and Curves
  13. Chapter 6: Surfaces - The First Foundational Component to Designs within Civil 3D
  14. Chapter 7: Alignments - The Second Foundational Component to Designs within Civil 3D
  15. Chapter 8: Profiles - The Third Foundational Component to Designs within Civil 3D
  16. Part 3: Leveraging Design-Specific Tool Belts
  17. Chapter 9: Land Development Tool Belt for Everyday Use
  18. Chapter 10: Roadway Modeling Tool Belt for Everyday Use
  19. Chapter 11: Advanced Roadway Modeling Tool Belt for Everyday Use
  20. Chapter 12: Utility Modeling Tool Belt for Everyday Use
  21. Part 4: Advanced Capabilities with Civil 3D
  22. Chapter 13: Section Creation and Analysis
  23. Chapter 14: Automating Sheet Creation
  24. Index
  25. Other Books You May Enjoy