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Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015: Autodesk Official Press by Ishka Voiculescu, Cyndy Davenport

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Chapter 13Pipe Networks

In this chapter, you'll look at two different types of pipe systems used in Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® installations. Pipe networks refer to the gravity-based object type in Civil 3D that works best for sewer systems. Pressure networks are a separate object type that works best for systems such as water and gas.

First, you will take an in-depth look at pipe networks. In the latter part of this chapter, you'll learn about pressure networks.

In this chapter, you will learn to

  • Create a pipe network by layout
  • Create an alignment from network parts and draw parts in profile view
  • Label a pipe network in plan and profile
  • Create a dynamic pipe table

Setting Up a Pipe Network

Before you can draw pipes in your project, some ...

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