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Learning AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2010

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Learn AutoCAD Civil 3D from the creators of the software!

This beautiful full-color Official Training Guide from Autodesk is the perfect resource for those just starting out or for professionals seeking to improve their Civil 3D skills or preparing for Civil 3D certification. Written by those who know Civil 3D inside and out-Autodesk experts who helped create the software-this full-color book thoroughly covers essential topics and concepts, and then reinforces your learning with pages of real-world drawings and examples.

  • Covers Civil 3D 2010, Autodesk's leading civil engineering design software; this Autodesk Official Training Guide is created by the makers of the software

  • Walks you through Autodesk's proven Civil 3D techniques, workflows, and content-valuable whether you're just beginning or are a professional preparing for Civil 3D certification

  • Teaches essential topics such as working with alignments and grades, using assemblies, leveraging profiles, designing corridors, and creating pipe networks

  • Demonstrates best practices for integrating data management and design, so that design and construction teams stay coordinated on a project

  • Illustrates in full color with a gallery of customer success stories and step-by-step exercises focused on successful real-world designs

  • Provides self-pace learning and is also highly suitable for instructor-led training

Learn AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010 and prepare for Civil 3D certification with this in-depth Autodesk guide!

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Special Thanks
  3. Introduction
    1. Course Objectives
    2. Prerequisites
    3. Using This Guide
    4. Installing the Exercise Data Files
    5. Download a Trial Version of AutoCAD® Civil 3D®
    6. Imperial and Metric Datasets
    7. Feedback
  4. 1. AutoCAD Civil 3D Environment
    1. 1.1.
      1. 1.1.1. Objectives
    2. 1.2. The User Interface
      1. 1.2.1. Objectives
      2. 1.2.2. About Ribbons
        1. 1.2.2.1. Definition of Ribbon
        2. 1.2.2.2. Ribbon Types
        3. 1.2.2.3. Static Ribbon
        4. 1.2.2.4. Contextual Ribbon
        5. 1.2.2.5. Examples
        6. 1.2.2.6. Static Ribbon
        7. 1.2.2.7. Contextual Ribbons
      3. 1.2.3. About Workspaces
        1. 1.2.3.1. Definition of Workspaces
        2. 1.2.3.2. Modifying Workspaces
        3. 1.2.3.3. Civil 3D
        4. 1.2.3.4. Workspace Examples
        5. 1.2.3.5. Civil 3D
        6. 1.2.3.6. 2D Drafting and Annotation
        7. 1.2.3.7. 3D Modeling
        8. 1.2.3.8. Workspace Switching
      4. 1.2.4. Work in the User Interface
        1. 1.2.4.1. Open Files
        2. 1.2.4.2. Static Ribbons
        3. 1.2.4.3. Contextual Ribbons
      5. 1.2.5. Work with Workspaces
        1. 1.2.5.1. Review Workspaces
        2. 1.2.5.2. Create a Workspace
    3. 1.3. Examining Toolspace
      1. 1.3.1. Objectives
      2. 1.3.2. About Toolspace
        1. 1.3.2.1. Definition of Toolspace
        2. 1.3.2.2. Characteristics of Toolspace
      3. 1.3.3. Toolspace Components
        1. 1.3.3.1. Toolspace Tabs
        2. 1.3.3.2. Prospector tab
        3. 1.3.3.3. Settings tab
        4. 1.3.3.4. Survey tab
        5. 1.3.3.5. Toolbox tab
      4. 1.3.4. Examine Toolspace
        1. 1.3.4.1. Examine Prospector
        2. 1.3.4.2. Examine Settings
    4. 1.4. Creating Objects, Object Styles, and Label Styles
      1. 1.4.1. Objectives
      2. 1.4.2. About Objects
        1. 1.4.2.1. Definition of Objects
        2. 1.4.2.2. Object Relationships
        3. 1.4.2.3. Object Naming Template and Input Parameters
        4. 1.4.2.4. Object Naming Template
        5. 1.4.2.5. Input Parameters
        6. 1.4.2.6. Examples of Objects
        7. 1.4.2.7. Survey Network
        8. 1.4.2.8. Profile
        9. 1.4.2.9. Corridor
      3. 1.4.3. About Object and Label Styles
        1. 1.4.3.1. Definition of Object Styles
        2. 1.4.3.2. Definition of Label Styles
        3. 1.4.3.3. Additional Information
        4. 1.4.3.4. Types of Label Styles
        5. 1.4.3.5. Points
        6. 1.4.3.6. Surfaces
        7. 1.4.3.7. Parcels
        8. 1.4.3.8. Alignments
        9. 1.4.3.9. Examples of Object Styles
        10. 1.4.3.10. Parcel Style Example
        11. 1.4.3.11. Grading Object Style
        12. 1.4.3.12. Label Style Example
      4. 1.4.4. Settings to Configure Object and Label Styles
        1. 1.4.4.1. Feature Settings and Command Settings
        2. 1.4.4.2. Command Settings Example
      5. 1.4.5. Creating Object Styles
        1. 1.4.5.1. Creating Object Styles
      6. 1.4.6. Guidelines for Creating Label Styles
      7. 1.4.7. Create an Object Style
      8. 1.4.8. Create a Label Style
    5. 1.5. Creating Drawing Templates
      1. 1.5.1. Objectives
      2. 1.5.2. About Drawing Templates
        1. 1.5.2.1. Definition of Drawing Templates
        2. 1.5.2.2. Example of Drawing Templates
      3. 1.5.3. Template Settings
        1. 1.5.3.1. AutoCAD Elements
        2. 1.5.3.2. Civil 3D Elements
        3. 1.5.3.3. Types of Template Settings
        4. 1.5.3.4. Drawing Settings
        5. 1.5.3.5. Transformation Settings
        6. 1.5.3.6. Ambient Settings
        7. 1.5.3.7. AutoCAD Settings
        8. 1.5.3.8. Command and Feature Settings
      4. 1.5.4. Creating Drawing Templates
        1. 1.5.4.1. Process: Creating Drawing Templates
      5. 1.5.5. Explore Command Settings
      6. 1.5.6. Create a Drawing Template
    6. 1.6. Creating Reports
      1. 1.6.1. Objectives
      2. 1.6.2. About the Reports Manager
        1. 1.6.2.1. Definition of Reports Manager
        2. 1.6.2.2. Examples
      3. 1.6.3. Creating Reports
        1. 1.6.3.1. Creating Reports
      4. 1.6.4. Guideline for Creating Reports
      5. 1.6.5. Create Reports
  5. 2. Working with Survey
    1. 2.1.
      1. 2.1.1. Objectives
    2. 2.2. Creating Survey Databases
      1. 2.2.1. Objectives
      2. 2.2.2. About Survey Databases
        1. 2.2.2.1. Definition of the Survey Database
        2. 2.2.2.2. Survey Database Characteristics
        3. 2.2.2.3. Example
      3. 2.2.3. Survey Settings
        1. 2.2.3.1. Survey Database Settings
        2. 2.2.3.2. Database Settings
        3. 2.2.3.3. Introduction to Modifying the Survey User Settings
        4. 2.2.3.4. Survey User Settings
      4. 2.2.4. Create a Survey Database
    3. 2.3. Creating Survey Networks
      1. 2.3.1. Objectives
      2. 2.3.2. About Survey Networks
        1. 2.3.2.1. Definition of Survey Networks
        2. 2.3.2.2. Survey Network Basics
        3. 2.3.2.3. Example
      3. 2.3.3. Survey Networks Components
        1. 2.3.3.1. Survey Network Components
        2. 2.3.3.2. Process: Creating Survey Networks
      4. 2.3.4. Create a Survey Network
    4. 2.4. Creating Figure Styles and Prefixes
      1. 2.4.1. Objectives
      2. 2.4.2. About Survey Figures and Prefixes
        1. 2.4.2.1. Definition of Survey Figures
        2. 2.4.2.2. Definition of Survey Figure Prefixes
        3. 2.4.2.3. Survey Figure Examples
      3. 2.4.3. Process: Creating Survey Figure Styles and Prefixes
      4. 2.4.4. Survey Figure Prefix Database
        1. 2.4.4.1. Set Path
        2. 2.4.4.2. New Figure Prefix Database
      5. 2.4.5. Create Figure Styles and Prefixes
        1. 2.4.5.1. Create Figure Styles
        2. 2.4.5.2. Create Figure Prefixes
    5. 2.5. Importing Survey Data
      1. 2.5.1. Objectives
      2. 2.5.2. About Field Book Files
        1. 2.5.2.1. Definition of Field Book Files
        2. 2.5.2.2. Importing the Field Book File
        3. 2.5.2.3. Example of Field Book Files
      3. 2.5.3. Importing Field Book Files
        1. 2.5.3.1. Importing Field Book Files
        2. 2.5.3.2. Process: Importing Field Book Files
        3. 2.5.3.3. Guidelines
      4. 2.5.4. Review and Import Field Book Files
    6. 2.6. Working with Survey Data
      1. 2.6.1. Objectives
      2. 2.6.2. About Survey Observation Data
        1. 2.6.2.1. Definition of Survey Observation Data
        2. 2.6.2.2. Definition of Figures
        3. 2.6.2.3. Survey Data Characteristics
        4. 2.6.2.4. Observation Data Example
      3. 2.6.3. Creating Points and Figures
        1. 2.6.3.1. Creating Points and Figures
        2. 2.6.3.2. Guidelines for Creating Points and Figures
      4. 2.6.4. Work with Survey Data
        1. 2.6.4.1. Import Survey Data
        2. 2.6.4.2. Edit Observation Data
        3. 2.6.4.3. Create Points and Figures
  6. 3. Points
    1. 3.1.
      1. 3.1.1. Objectives
    2. 3.2. Importing and Creating Points
      1. 3.2.1. Objectives
      2. 3.2.2. About Points
        1. 3.2.2.1. Definition of Points
        2. 3.2.2.2. Use of Points
        3. 3.2.2.3. Examples
      3. 3.2.3. About Grips
        1. 3.2.3.1. Definition of Grips
        2. 3.2.3.2. Grip Types
        3. 3.2.3.3. Grips Examples
      4. 3.2.4. Objects Used to Create Points
        1. 3.2.4.1. Point Data Created with Parcels and Surfaces
        2. 3.2.4.2. Example of Points Created with a Parcel
        3. 3.2.4.3. Point Data Created Using Alignments
        4. 3.2.4.4. Example of Points Created with an Alignment
      5. 3.2.5. Import Points from a Text File
    3. 3.3. Managing Points
      1. 3.3.1. Objectives
      2. 3.3.2. About Point Groups
        1. 3.3.2.1. Definition of Point Groups
        2. 3.3.2.2. Examples for Using Point Groups
        3. 3.3.2.3. Existing Ground Surface Model
        4. 3.3.2.4. Survey Control
      3. 3.3.3. About Point Tables
        1. 3.3.3.1. Definition of Point Tables
        2. 3.3.3.2. Point Table Example
      4. 3.3.4. About Description Keys
        1. 3.3.4.1. Definition of Description Keys
        2. 3.3.4.2. Example of Description Keys
        3. 3.3.4.3. Process: Creating and Editing Description Keys
      5. 3.3.5. Guidelines for Managing Points
        1. 3.3.5.1. Description Keys Guideline
        2. 3.3.5.2. Point Groups Guideline
      6. 3.3.6. Create a Description Key
      7. 3.3.7. Create Points Manually
      8. 3.3.8. Create Point Groups
  7. 4. Surfaces
    1. 4.1.
      1. 4.1.1. Objectives
    2. 4.2. Creating Surfaces
      1. 4.2.1. Objectives
      2. 4.2.2. About Surfaces
        1. 4.2.2.1. Definition of Surfaces
        2. 4.2.2.2. Examples of Surfaces
      3. 4.2.3. About Breaklines
        1. 4.2.3.1. Definition of Breaklines
        2. 4.2.3.2. Proximity Breaklines
        3. 4.2.3.3. Standard Breaklines
        4. 4.2.3.4. Example of Using a Breakline to Delete Triangles
      4. 4.2.4. Guidelines for Creating Surfaces
      5. 4.2.5. Create a Surface
    3. 4.3. Modifying Surfaces
      1. 4.3.1. Objectives
      2. 4.3.2. Methods for Modifying Surfaces
        1. 4.3.2.1. Surface Properties
        2. 4.3.2.2. Surface Triangles
        3. 4.3.2.3. Operation Type List
        4. 4.3.2.4. Maximum Triangle Length
        5. 4.3.2.5. Crossing Breaklines
      3. 4.3.3. Editing Surface Triangles
        1. 4.3.3.1. Deleting Triangles
        2. 4.3.3.2. Swapping Triangle Edges
      4. 4.3.4. Guidelines for Modifying Surfaces
      5. 4.3.5. Modify Surface Properties
      6. 4.3.6. Edit a Surface
    4. 4.4. Creating Surface Styles
      1. 4.4.1. Objectives
      2. 4.4.2. About Surface Styles
        1. 4.4.2.1. Definition of Surface Styles
        2. 4.4.2.2. Surface Display Styles
        3. 4.4.2.3. Surface Style Example: Contours and Triangles
      3. 4.4.3. Guidelines for Creating Surface Styles
      4. 4.4.4. Create Surface Styles
  8. 5. Site Design Parcels
    1. 5.1.
      1. 5.1.1. Objectives
    2. 5.2. Creating Sites
      1. 5.2.1. Objectives
      2. 5.2.2. About Sites
        1. 5.2.2.1. Definition of Sites
        2. 5.2.2.2. Examples
        3. 5.2.2.3. Using Sites to Organize Data
        4. 5.2.2.4. Topology
        5. 5.2.2.5. Object from Different Sites
        6. 5.2.2.6. Process: Creating Sites
      3. 5.2.3. Guidelines for Creating Sites
      4. 5.2.4. Create a Site
    3. 5.3. Creating Right-of-Way Parcels
      1. 5.3.1. Objectives
      2. 5.3.2. About Right-of-Way Parcels
        1. 5.3.2.1. Definition of Right-of-Way Parcels
        2. 5.3.2.2. Alignments and Parcels
        3. 5.3.2.3. Example
        4. 5.3.2.4. Process: Creating ROW Parcels
      3. 5.3.3. Guidelines for Creating ROW Parcels
      4. 5.3.4. Create ROW Parcel
    4. 5.4. Creating Parcels
      1. 5.4.1. Objectives
      2. 5.4.2. About Parcels
        1. 5.4.2.1. Definition of Parcels
        2. 5.4.2.2. Additional Information
        3. 5.4.2.3. Examples
      3. 5.4.3. Methods for Creating Parcels
        1. 5.4.3.1. Using Layout Tools
        2. 5.4.3.2. Process: Subdividing a Parcel
        3. 5.4.3.3. Using Objects
      4. 5.4.4. Guidelines for Creating Parcels
        1. 5.4.4.1. Example
      5. 5.4.5. Create Parcels Using Layout Tools
      6. 5.4.6. Create Parcels from Objects
    5. 5.5. Editing Parcels
      1. 5.5.1. Objectives
      2. 5.5.2. Methods for Editing Parcels
        1. 5.5.2.1. Editing Parcel Geometry
        2. 5.5.2.2. Using Grips
        3. 5.5.2.3. Using Layout Tools
        4. 5.5.2.4. Renumbering Parcels
      3. 5.5.3. Guidelines for Editing Parcels
      4. 5.5.4. Edit Parcels
      5. 5.5.5. Renumber Parcels
    6. 5.6. Labeling Parcel Segments and Creating Tables
      1. 5.6.1. Objectives
      2. 5.6.2. About Parcel Segment Labels
        1. 5.6.2.1. Definition of Parcel Segment Labels
        2. 5.6.2.2. Parcel Segment Label Options
        3. 5.6.2.3. Examples of Changing Label Appearance
      3. 5.6.3. About Parcel Tags and Parcel Tables
        1. 5.6.3.1. Definition of Parcel Tags
        2. 5.6.3.2. Definition of Parcel Tables
        3. 5.6.3.3. Key Points
        4. 5.6.3.4. Examples
      4. 5.6.4. Label Parcel Segments
  9. 6. Site Design Alignments
    1. 6.1.
      1. 6.1.1. Objectives
    2. 6.2. Creating Alignments from Objects
      1. 6.2.1. Objectives
      2. 6.2.2. About Alignments
        1. 6.2.2.1. Definition of Alignments
        2. 6.2.2.2. Alignments Example
      3. 6.2.3. Guidelines for Creating Alignments
      4. 6.2.4. Create Alignments from Objects
    3. 6.3. Labeling Alignments and Creating Tables
      1. 6.3.1. Objectives
      2. 6.3.2. About Alignment Tag Labels
        1. 6.3.2.1. Definition of Alignment Tag Labels
        2. 6.3.2.2. Tag and Table Example
      3. 6.3.3. Guidelines for Labeling Alignments
      4. 6.3.4. Label Alignments and Create a Table
  10. 7. Site Design Profiles
    1. 7.1.
      1. 7.1.1. Objectives
    2. 7.2. Creating Surface Profiles and Profile Views
      1. 7.2.1. Objectives
      2. 7.2.2. About Surface Profiles
        1. 7.2.2.1. Definition of Surface Profiles
        2. 7.2.2.2. Data Points
        3. 7.2.2.3. Profile Editor
        4. 7.2.2.4. Example
      3. 7.2.3. About Profile Views
        1. 7.2.3.1. Definition of Profile Views
        2. 7.2.3.2. Profile View Style
        3. 7.2.3.3. Examples
      4. 7.2.4. Guidelines for Creating Profiles
      5. 7.2.5. Create a Surface Profile and a Profile View
    3. 7.3. Creating Layout Profiles
      1. 7.3.1. Objectives
      2. 7.3.2. About Layout Profiles
        1. 7.3.2.1. Definition of Layout Profiles
        2. 7.3.2.2. Profile Layout Considerations
        3. 7.3.2.3. Profile Layout Examples
      3. 7.3.3. About Transparent Commands
        1. 7.3.3.1. Definition of Transparent Commands
        2. 7.3.3.2. Example of Using a Transparent Command
      4. 7.3.4. Guidelines for Creating Layout Profiles
      5. 7.3.5. Create a Layout Profile
    4. 7.4. Editing Profile Geometry
      1. 7.4.1. Objectives
      2. 7.4.2. Tools for Editing Profile Geometry
        1. 7.4.2.1. Graphical Editing
        2. 7.4.2.2. Example of Using Grips to Move PVIs
        3. 7.4.2.3. Editing with Layout Tools
      3. 7.4.3. Guidelines for Editing Profile Layouts
      4. 7.4.4. Edit Profile Geometry
    5. 7.5. Labeling Profiles and Profile Views
      1. 7.5.1. Objectives
      2. 7.5.2. About Profile and Profile View Labels
        1. 7.5.2.1. Definition of Profile Labels
        2. 7.5.2.2. Definition of Label Sets
        3. 7.5.2.3. Profile View Labels
        4. 7.5.2.4. Example
      3. 7.5.3. Editing Profile Labels
        1. 7.5.3.1. Editing Profile Labels
      4. 7.5.4. Guidelines for Labeling Profiles and Profile Views
      5. 7.5.5. Label Profiles and Profile Views
  11. 8. Site Design - Assemblies and Corridors
    1. 8.1.
      1. 8.1.1. Objectives
    2. 8.2. Creating Assemblies
      1. 8.2.1. Objectives
      2. 8.2.2. About Assemblies and Subassemblies
        1. 8.2.2.1. Definition of Assemblies
        2. 8.2.2.2. Definition of Subassemblies
        3. 8.2.2.3. Assembly Elements
        4. 8.2.2.4. Assembly Example
      3. 8.2.3. Subassembly Parameters
        1. 8.2.3.1. Subassembly Input Parameters
        2. 8.2.3.2. Target Parameters
        3. 8.2.3.3. Examples
      4. 8.2.4. Creating Assemblies
        1. 8.2.4.1. Process Description
      5. 8.2.5. Guidelines
      6. 8.2.6. Create Assemblies
    3. 8.3. Creating Corridor Models
      1. 8.3.1. Objectives
      2. 8.3.2. About Corridor Models
        1. 8.3.2.1. Definition of Corridor Models
        2. 8.3.2.2. Definition of Subdivision Corridor Models
        3. 8.3.2.3. Additional Components
        4. 8.3.2.4. Feature Lines
        5. 8.3.2.5. Regions
        6. 8.3.2.6. Baseline
        7. 8.3.2.7. Corridor Examples
        8. 8.3.2.8. Complex Corridor Examples
      3. 8.3.3. Creating Corridor Models
        1. 8.3.3.1. Creating Corridor Models
        2. 8.3.3.2. Creating Corridors with a Cul-de-Sac
        3. 8.3.3.3. Creating Corridors with a Cul-de-Sac
      4. 8.3.4. Guidelines
      5. 8.3.5. Create a Corridor Model
    4. 8.4. Creating Corridor Surfaces
      1. 8.4.1. Objectives
      2. 8.4.2. About Corridor Surfaces
        1. 8.4.2.1. Definition of Corridor Surfaces
        2. 8.4.2.2. Surface Boundary
        3. 8.4.2.3. Examples
      3. 8.4.3. Creating Corridor Surfaces
        1. 8.4.3.1. Creating Corridor Surfaces
        2. 8.4.3.2. Guidelines
      4. 8.4.4. Create a Corridor Surface
  12. 9. Site Design - Grading and Quantities
    1. 9.1.
      1. 9.1.1. Objectives
    2. 9.2. Creating Feature Lines
      1. 9.2.1. Objectives
      2. 9.2.2. About Feature Lines
        1. 9.2.2.1. Definition of Feature Lines
        2. 9.2.2.2. Example: Grading Feature Line at Right-of-Way
      3. 9.2.3. Creating Grading Feature Lines from Corridors
        1. 9.2.3.1. Creating Grading Feature Lines Process
        2. 9.2.3.2. Guidelines
      4. 9.2.4. Create and Edit Feature Lines
    3. 9.3. Creating Interim Grading Surfaces
      1. 9.3.1. Objectives
      2. 9.3.2. About Interim Grading Surfaces
        1. 9.3.2.1. Definition of Interim Grading Surfaces
        2. 9.3.2.2. Facts
      3. 9.3.3. Creating Interim Grading Surfaces
        1. 9.3.3.1. Creating Interim Grading Surfaces
      4. 9.3.4. Creating Feature Lines from Surfaces
        1. 9.3.4.1. Creating Feature Lines from Surfaces
      5. 9.3.5. Create an Interim Grading Surface
      6. 9.3.6. Create a Grading Footprint
    4. 9.4. Creating Final Grading Surfaces and Calculating Volumes
      1. 9.4.1. Objectives
      2. 9.4.2. About Grading Objects
        1. 9.4.2.1. Definitions
        2. 9.4.2.2. Grading Objects
        3. 9.4.2.3. Grading Groups
        4. 9.4.2.4. Example
      3. 9.4.3. Creating Grading Objects
        1. 9.4.3.1. Creating Grading Objects
      4. 9.4.4. About TIN Volume Surfaces
        1. 9.4.4.1. Definition of TIN Volume Surfaces
        2. 9.4.4.2. Examples of TIN Volume Surfaces
      5. 9.4.5. Calculating Earthwork Volumes
        1. 9.4.5.1. Process: Calculating Earthwork Volumes (Method 1)
        2. 9.4.5.2. Process: Calculating Earthwork Volumes (Method 2)
      6. 9.4.6. Create Grading Objects
      7. 9.4.7. Create Final Grading Surface and Calculate Volumes
    5. 9.5. Labeling Final Grading Surface
      1. 9.5.1. Objectives
      2. 9.5.2. Surface Annotation
        1. 9.5.2.1. Surface Annotation
        2. 9.5.2.2. Examples
      3. 9.5.3. Creating Spot Elevation Surface Labels
        1. 9.5.3.1. Process: Creating Spot Elevation Surface Labels
        2. 9.5.3.2. Guidelines
      4. 9.5.4. Label Final Grading Surface
  13. 10. Site Design - Pipes
    1. 10.1.
      1. 10.1.1. Objectives
    2. 10.2. Creating Pipe Networks
      1. 10.2.1. Objectives
      2. 10.2.2. About Pipe Networks
        1. 10.2.2.1. Definition of Pipe Networks
        2. 10.2.2.2. Pipe Network Relationships
        3. 10.2.2.3. Example of a Simple Pipe Network
      3. 10.2.3. Pipe Network Creation Tools
        1. 10.2.3.1. Network Layout Tools
        2. 10.2.3.2. Pipe Network Catalog
        3. 10.2.3.3. Parts List
        4. 10.2.3.4. Pipe and Structure Rules
      4. 10.2.4. Pipe Network Part Creation Modes
        1. 10.2.4.1. Pipe Network Part Creation Modes
        2. 10.2.4.2. Null Structures
        3. 10.2.4.3. Examples of Using Pipe Network Part Creation Modes
        4. 10.2.4.4. Pipe Networks Not Requiring Structures
      5. 10.2.5. Creating Pipe Networks
        1. 10.2.5.1. Procedure: Creating a Pipe Network
        2. 10.2.5.2. Procedure: Creating Parts in a Pipe Network
        3. 10.2.5.3. Procedure: Creating a Pipes Only Network
        4. 10.2.5.4. Procedure: Creating a Structures Only Network
        5. 10.2.5.5. Guidelines for Creating Pipe Networks
        6. 10.2.5.6. Example
      6. 10.2.6. Create a Pipe Network
    3. 10.3. Drawing and Editing Pipe Networks
      1. 10.3.1. Objectives
      2. 10.3.2. Drawing Pipe Networks in Profile View
        1. 10.3.2.1. Drawing Pipe Networks in Profile View
      3. 10.3.3. Editing Pipe Networks
        1. 10.3.3.1. Graphical Edits
        2. 10.3.3.2. Plan View Grips
        3. 10.3.3.3. Profile View Grips
        4. 10.3.3.4. Data Table Edits
        5. 10.3.3.5. Prospector Table
        6. 10.3.3.6. Pipe Properties
        7. 10.3.3.7. Panorama
      4. 10.3.4. Guidelines for Drawing and Editing Pipe Networks
      5. 10.3.5. Draw Pipes in Profile View
      6. 10.3.6. Edit a Pipe Network
    4. 10.4. Labeling Pipes
      1. 10.4.1. Objectives
      2. 10.4.2. Pipe Labels
        1. 10.4.2.1. Pipe Labels
      3. 10.4.3. Labeling Pipes
        1. 10.4.3.1. Labeling Pipes
        2. 10.4.3.2. Guidelines
      4. 10.4.4. Label Pipes
    5. 10.5. Designing Storm Sewer Networks
      1. 10.5.1. Objectives
      2. 10.5.2. About Storm Sewer Networks
        1. 10.5.2.1. Definition of Storm Sewer Networks
        2. 10.5.2.2. Design Calculations
        3. 10.5.2.3. Hydraflow Storm Sewers Extension
        4. 10.5.2.4. Examples
        5. 10.5.2.5. Storm Sewer Network In Plan View
        6. 10.5.2.6. Storm Sewer Network In Profile View
        7. 10.5.2.7. Pipe Data
      3. 10.5.3. Designing Storm Sewer Networks
        1. 10.5.3.1. Process: Designing a Storm Sewer Network
        2. 10.5.3.2. Guidelines
      4. 10.5.4. Design a Storm Sewer Network
  14. 11. Transportation - Alignments
    1. 11.1.
      1. 11.1.1. Objectives
    2. 11.2. Designing Criteria-Based Alignments
      1. 11.2.1. Objectives
      2. 11.2.2. About Alignments
        1. 11.2.2.1. Definition of Alignments
        2. 11.2.2.2. Entities
        3. 11.2.2.3. Example
      3. 11.2.3. Editing Alignments
        1. 11.2.3.1. Editing with Grips
        2. 11.2.3.2. Editing Alignments in Tables
      4. 11.2.4. About Criteria-Based Design
        1. 11.2.4.1. Definition of Criteria-Based Design
        2. 11.2.4.2. Parameters
        3. 11.2.4.3. Example
      5. 11.2.5. Create and Edit an Alignment
        1. 11.2.5.1. Create Alignment
        2. 11.2.5.2. Edit Alignment
    3. 11.3. Applying Superelevation
      1. 11.3.1. Objectives
      2. 11.3.2. About Superelevation
        1. 11.3.2.1. Definition of Superelevation
        2. 11.3.2.2. Applying Superelevation
        3. 11.3.2.3. Example
      3. 11.3.3. Guidelines for Applying Superelevation
        1. 11.3.3.1. Example
      4. 11.3.4. Apply Superelevation
    4. 11.4. Creating Offset Alignments
      1. 11.4.1. Objectives
      2. 11.4.2. About Offset Alignments
        1. 11.4.2.1. Definition of Offset Alignments
        2. 11.4.2.2. Widenings
        3. 11.4.2.3. Example
      3. 11.4.3. Creating Offset Alignments
        1. 11.4.3.1. Process: Creating Offset Alignments
        2. 11.4.3.2. Key Points
      4. 11.4.4. Create Offset Alignments and Widenings
  15. 12. Transportation - Assemblies and Corridors
    1. 12.1.
      1. 12.1.1. Objectives
    2. 12.2. Creating and Modifying Transportation Assemblies
      1. 12.2.1. Objectives
      2. 12.2.2. About Daylighting
        1. 12.2.2.1. Definition of Daylighting
        2. 12.2.2.2. How Daylighting is Calculated
        3. 12.2.2.3. Example
      3. 12.2.3. Subassembly Components
        1. 12.2.3.1. Subassembly Points
        2. 12.2.3.2. Subassembly Links
        3. 12.2.3.3. Subassembly Shapes
        4. 12.2.3.4. Subassembly Groups
      4. 12.2.4. Modifying Assembly Properties
        1. 12.2.4.1. Modifying Assembly Properties
      5. 12.2.5. Guidelines for Creating Transportation Assemblies
        1. 12.2.5.1. Example
      6. 12.2.6. Create and Modify a Transportation Assembly
        1. 12.2.6.1. Create Assembly
        2. 12.2.6.2. Modify Assembly
    3. 12.3. Creating Transportation Corridors
      1. 12.3.1. Objectives
      2. 12.3.2. About Transportation Corridors
        1. 12.3.2.1. Definition of Transportation Corridors
        2. 12.3.2.2. Example
      3. 12.3.3. Target Mapping
        1. 12.3.3.1. Target Mapping Lane Widths
      4. 12.3.4. Creating Transportation Corridor Models
        1. 12.3.4.1. Creating Transportation Corridors
        2. 12.3.4.2. Guidelines
      5. 12.3.5. Create a Corridor Model
      6. 12.3.6. Map Corridor Targets
      7. 12.3.7. View and Edit Corridor Sections
    4. 12.4. Creating Transportation Corridor Surfaces
      1. 12.4.1. Objectives
      2. 12.4.2. About Transportation Corridor Surfaces
        1. 12.4.2.1. Definition of Transportation Corridor Surfaces
        2. 12.4.2.2. Uses of Transportation Corridor Surfaces
      3. 12.4.3. Creating a Transportation Corridor Surface
        1. 12.4.3.1. Creating a Corridor Surface
        2. 12.4.3.2. Corridor Boundaries
        3. 12.4.3.3. Boundary Options
      4. 12.4.4. Create Corridor Surfaces
    5. 12.5. Creating Intersections
      1. 12.5.1. Objectives
      2. 12.5.2. About Intersections
        1. 12.5.2.1. Definition of Intersections
        2. 12.5.2.2. Driving Direction
        3. 12.5.2.3. Intersections Examples
      3. 12.5.3. Create intersection Wizard
        1. 12.5.3.1. General Page
        2. 12.5.3.2. Corridor Type
        3. 12.5.3.3. Geometry Details Page
        4. 12.5.3.4. Corridor Regions Page
        5. 12.5.3.5. Assembly Sets
      4. 12.5.4. Creating Intersections
        1. 12.5.4.1. Process Description
        2. 12.5.4.2. Process: Creating an Intersection
        3. 12.5.4.3. Guidelines
      5. 12.5.5. Create an Intersection
    6. 12.6. Modeling Road Designs in 3D
      1. 12.6.1. Objectives
      2. 12.6.2. About Code Set Styles
        1. 12.6.2.1. Definition of Code Set Styles
        2. 12.6.2.2. Code Set Style Example
      3. 12.6.3. Creating a 3D Road Design Model
        1. 12.6.3.1. Creating a 3D Road Design Model
      4. 12.6.4. Create a 3D Road Design Model
  16. 13. Transportation - Sections and Quantities
    1. 13.1.
      1. 13.1.1. Objectives
    2. 13.2. Creating Sample Lines
      1. 13.2.1. Objectives
      2. 13.2.2. About Sample Lines
        1. 13.2.2.1. Definition of Sample Lines
        2. 13.2.2.2. Sample Line Groups
        3. 13.2.2.3. Example
      3. 13.2.3. Sample Line Parameters
        1. 13.2.3.1. Data Source
        2. 13.2.3.2. Location
      4. 13.2.4. Creating Sample Lines
        1. 13.2.4.1. Creating Sample Lines
        2. 13.2.4.2. Moving Sample Lines
      5. 13.2.5. Create and Edit Sample Lines
      6. 13.2.6. Modify Sample Line Group Properties
    3. 13.3. Calculating Corridor Quantities
      1. 13.3.1. Objectives
      2. 13.3.2. About Quantity Takeoff Criteria
        1. 13.3.2.1. Definition of Quantity Takeoff Criteria
        2. 13.3.2.2. Criteria Properties
        3. 13.3.2.3. Cut and Fill Factors
        4. 13.3.2.4. Example
      3. 13.3.3. Calculating Corridor Quantities
        1. 13.3.3.1. Calculating Corridor Quantities
        2. 13.3.3.2. Guidelines
      4. 13.3.4. Calculate Corridor Quantities
    4. 13.4. Creating Quantity Reports
      1. 13.4.1. Objectives
      2. 13.4.2. About Quantity Reports
        1. 13.4.2.1. Definition of Quantity Reports
        2. 13.4.2.2. Report Types
        3. 13.4.2.3. Example
      3. 13.4.3. Creating Quantity Reports
        1. 13.4.3.1. Creating Quantity Reports
        2. 13.4.3.2. Process: Generating a Volume Table
        3. 13.4.3.3. Guideline
      4. 13.4.4. Create Quantity Reports
    5. 13.5. Creating Section Views
      1. 13.5.1. Objectives
      2. 13.5.2. About Section Views
        1. 13.5.2.1. Definition of Section Views
        2. 13.5.2.2. Section View Style and Groups
        3. 13.5.2.3. Example
      3. 13.5.3. Creating Section Views
        1. 13.5.3.1. Creating Section Views
      4. 13.5.4. Create Multiple Section Views
  17. 14. Manage Data
    1. 14.1.
      1. 14.1.1. Objectives
    2. 14.2. Plan Production
      1. 14.2.1. Objectives
      2. 14.2.2. Creating View Frames
        1. 14.2.2.1. Create View Frames Wizard Pages
        2. 14.2.2.2. Guidelines
      3. 14.2.3. Creating Sheets
        1. 14.2.3.1. Create Sheets Wizard
        2. 14.2.3.2. Guidelines
      4. 14.2.4. Create Construction Plans
        1. 14.2.4.1. Create View Frames
        2. 14.2.4.2. Create Sheets
    3. 14.3. Working with Data Shortcuts and Reference Objects
      1. 14.3.1. Objectives
      2. 14.3.2. About Data Shortcuts and Reference Objects
        1. 14.3.2.1. Definition of Data Shortcuts
        2. 14.3.2.2. Definition of Reference Objects
        3. 14.3.2.3. Additional Information
        4. 14.3.2.4. Example
      3. 14.3.3. Working with Data Shortcuts and Reference Objects
        1. 14.3.3.1. Working with Data Shortcuts and Reference Objects
        2. 14.3.3.2. Guidelines
      4. 14.3.4. Work with Data Shortcuts and Reference Objects
    4. 14.4. Calculating Quantity Takeoff Using Pay Items
      1. 14.4.1. Objectives
      2. 14.4.2. About Quantity Takeoff
        1. 14.4.2.1. Definition of Quantity Takeoff
        2. 14.4.2.2. Example
      3. 14.4.3. About Pay Items
        1. 14.4.3.1. Definition of Pay Items
        2. 14.4.3.2. Pay Item Lists
        3. 14.4.3.3. Example
      4. 14.4.4. Assigning Pay Items
        1. 14.4.4.1. Assigning Pay Items
        2. 14.4.4.2. Assigning Pay Items to Pipe Network Parts
        3. 14.4.4.3. Assigning Pay Items to Corridors
      5. 14.4.5. Performing Quantity Takeoff
        1. 14.4.5.1. Performing Quantity Takeoff
      6. 14.4.6. Calculate Quantity Takeoff Using Pay Items
    5. 14.5. Working with Autodesk Vault
      1. 14.5.1. Objectives
      2. 14.5.2. About Vault
        1. 14.5.2.1. Definition of Autodesk Vault
        2. 14.5.2.2. Server-side Component
        3. 14.5.2.3. Client-side Components
        4. 14.5.2.4. Example of Using Vault
      3. 14.5.3. Working with Vault
        1. 14.5.3.1. Accessing Vault
        2. 14.5.3.2. Procedure: Log In to Vault
        3. 14.5.3.3. Process: Using a Typical Vault Workflow
      4. 14.5.4. Managing Drawings
        1. 14.5.4.1. Checking Out Drawings and Data
        2. 14.5.4.2. Check Out Command
        3. 14.5.4.3. Check Out Drawing Dialog Box
        4. 14.5.4.4. Procedure: Using the Check In Command
        5. 14.5.4.5. Check In Drawing Dialog Box
      5. 14.5.5. Work with Vault