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AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2012 Essentials: Autodesk® Official Training Guide: Essential by Eric Chappell

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images Creating Pipe Networks

Pipe networks can be created in two basic ways. The first is to create a pipe network from one or more objects that have been drawn beforehand, such as lines, arcs, or a polyline. With this approach, all of the pipes and structures are created at once. The other approach is to create the pipes and structures one by one. This is referred to as creating a pipe network by layout.

Creating a Pipe Network from Objects

At times, you will find it easier to start with AutoCAD commands to sketch your pipe network using basic entities. This approach works quite well because Civil 3D provides a command that will convert these basic ...

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