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Learning AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015

Video Description

In this AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015 training course, expert author Seth Cohen teaches you the about the tools and techniques needed to work in this civil engineering design and documentation solution software. This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no prior experience with Civil 3D is required.
You will start by taking a tour of the interface, and then jump into learning how to work with points. Seth teaches you how to use the survey database, manage and edit surfaces, and create alignments. This video tutorial also covers corridor modeling, grading in Civil 3D, pipe networks, quantity takeoffs, creating sheets, and much more. Finally, you will learn about pressure pipe networks, and how to create a Civil 3D surface from point clouds.
Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will be fully capable of working with this CAD software and be able to apply your knowledge to your own projects. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. What Is Civil 3D? 00:02:13
    2. About The Author 00:03:10
    3. What You Should Expect From This Course 00:00:54
    4. Working With The Dataset For This Course 00:02:37
    5. How To Access Your Working Files 00:01:15
  2. The Civil 3D Interface
    1. Civil 3D Workspaces 00:01:53
    2. The Civil 3D Ribbon 00:02:06
    3. Tool Space - Prospector 00:03:06
    4. Tool Space - Settings 00:09:36
    5. Properties Palette 00:01:36
    6. Tool Palettes 00:01:34
    7. Transparent Commands 00:02:57
    8. The Panorama Window 00:02:35
  3. Points
    1. Points Overview 00:02:25
    2. Description Keys 00:05:10
    3. Point File Formats 00:01:27
    4. Importing Points 00:02:34
    5. Reviewing Point Data 00:01:51
    6. Point Tools 00:05:03
    7. Point Groups 00:04:02
    8. Modifying Points 00:03:14
    9. Creating Point Reports 00:01:29
  4. Using Survey Databases
    1. Survey Toolspace - Overview 00:02:42
    2. Survey Database - Overview 00:04:13
    3. Survey Settings And Styles 00:02:52
    4. Import Events 00:05:23
    5. Linework Codesets 00:05:46
    6. Survey Figures 00:07:31
    7. Survey Points 00:02:44
    8. Survey Queries 00:04:01
  5. Surfaces
    1. Surfaces Overview 00:02:12
    2. Creating Breaklines From Points 00:03:36
    3. Adding Survey Data To A Surface 00:03:33
    4. Adding Proximity And Standard Breaklines To A Surface 00:02:35
    5. Adding A Headwall Breakline To A Surface 00:02:48
    6. Adding Contours To A Surface 00:02:18
    7. Adding Boundaries To A Surface 00:02:34
    8. Surface Properties 00:02:55
    9. Editing Surfaces - Lines 00:03:02
    10. Editing Surfaces - Points 00:03:02
    11. Editing Surfaces - Paste Surfaces 00:02:26
    12. Editing Surfaces - Additional Tools 00:03:19
    13. Surface Analysis 00:03:42
    14. Surface Labels 00:04:25
    15. Surface Volumes 00:02:01
  6. Alignments
    1. Alignment Overview 00:02:44
    2. Alignment - Element Constraints 00:01:40
    3. Creating Alignments - Pi Method 00:04:14
    4. Creating Alignments - Fixed, Floating, And Free Methods 00:05:16
    5. Alignment Properties 00:02:01
    6. Alignment Reporting 00:02:11
    7. Alignment - Labels And Tables 00:03:23
  7. Sharing Civil 3D Data
    1. Sharing Data Overview 00:02:01
    2. Data Shortcut Overview 00:03:01
    3. Using Data Shortcuts 00:03:14
    4. Removing And Promoting Shortcuts 00:01:43
    5. Labeling And Referencing Files 00:01:29
  8. Profiles
    1. Profile Overview 00:02:01
    2. Surface Profiles And Profile Views 00:03:37
    3. Design Profiles 00:04:25
    4. Editing Profiles 00:01:37
    5. Labelling Profile View 00:02:15
    6. Profile Reporting 00:01:04
  9. Assemblies And Subassemblies
    1. Assembly And Subassembly Overview 00:02:53
    2. Creating Assemblies For Corridor Modelling 00:05:18
    3. Modifying Assemblies 00:01:40
    4. Copying Assemblies To A Tool Palette 00:01:43
  10. Corridor Modelling
    1. Corridor Overview 00:02:10
    2. Create A Corridor 00:02:10
    3. Target Mapping 00:02:22
    4. Corridor Properties 00:03:16
    5. Corridor Surfaces 00:02:23
    6. Review And Edit Corridor Sections 00:04:35
  11. Grading In Civil 3D
    1. Grading Overview 00:02:20
    2. Creating And Editing Feature Lines 00:13:07
    3. Grading Objects 00:04:43
    4. Grading Volumes 00:02:51
  12. Pipe Networks
    1. Pipe Networks Overview 00:03:13
    2. Configuring Pipe Networks 00:06:27
    3. Creating A Pipe Network From Objects 00:04:18
    4. Laying Out A Pipe Network 00:06:21
    5. Editing Pipe Networks 00:05:01
    6. Interference Checking With Pipe Networks 00:04:52
    7. Annotating Pipe Networks 00:05:56
    8. Pipe Reporting 00:01:46
  13. Cross Section
    1. Cross Section Overview 00:04:52
    2. Sample Line Groups 00:09:10
    3. Creating Cross Section Views 00:08:02
    4. Labeling Cross Section Views 00:04:51
  14. Quantity Takeoff
    1. Earthwork Volumes 00:09:46
    2. Material Volumes 00:09:13
    3. Quantity Takeoff 00:10:01
    4. Mass Haul Diagrams 00:04:05
  15. Creating Sheets
    1. Creating Plan Sheets 00:12:16
    2. Creating Cross Section Sheets 00:05:32
    3. Sheet Sets Overview 00:05:42
  16. Parcels
    1. Parcels Overview 00:03:00
    2. Creating Parcels From Objects 00:04:17
    3. Row Parcels 00:04:22
    4. Laying Out Parcels 00:05:45
    5. Editing Parcels 00:04:48
    6. Labeling Parcels 00:04:49
    7. Parcel Tables 00:05:10
    8. Reporting On Parcels 00:02:45
  17. Pressure Pipe Networks
    1. Pressure Pipe Networks Overview 00:01:51
    2. Configuring Pressure Pipe Networks 00:04:41
    3. Creating A Pressure Pipe Network From Objects 00:03:57
    4. Laying Out A Pressure Pipe Network 00:03:37
    5. Editing Pressure Pipe Networks 00:03:48
    6. Interference Checking With Pressure Pipe 00:03:34
    7. Adding Pressure Pipe Networks To Different Views 00:01:54
    8. Annotating Pressure Pipe Networks 00:04:56
  18. Point Clouds
    1. Working With Point Clouds 00:05:24
    2. Creating A Civil 3D Surface From Point Clouds 00:02:05
  19. Final
    1. Wrap-Up 00:02:22