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Autodesk InfraWorks and InfraWorks 360 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press by Eric Chappell

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Chapter 1 Exploring the InfraWorks Environment

If you’re new to Autodesk® InfraWorks™ software, what you are about to experience is probably like nothing you’ve seen before. InfraWorks is different—it is not a computer-aided drafting (CAD) program like the Autodesk® AutoCAD® or Autodesk® AutoCAD Civil 3D® programs. Unlike CAD programs, it is 100 percent 3D. It is stunning and immersive and makes planning and design more fun, exciting, and beautiful than it’s ever been.

InfraWorks combines aspects of geographic information systems (GIS), 3D visualization (as in the Autodesk® 3ds Max® program), and civil engineering design (as in AutoCAD Civil 3D) to create a powerful environment where you can plan, design, and build your ideas. It is highly ...

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