Autodesk Civil 3D: Procedures & Applications 2008 / Edition 1

Autodesk Civil 3D: Procedures & Applications 2008 / Edition 1

by Harry O. Ward, Autodesk
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131592319

ISBN-13: 9780131592315

Pub. Date: 07/05/2007

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Offers an innovative blend of core civil engineering concepts and thorough Autodesk Civil 3D instruction. It moves beyond a how-to manual, to explain why the software produces specific results and how it can be used to solve specific civil engineering problems. Flexible in design, the book begins with an overview of the software and its interface, introduces a

Overview

Offers an innovative blend of core civil engineering concepts and thorough Autodesk Civil 3D instruction. It moves beyond a how-to manual, to explain why the software produces specific results and how it can be used to solve specific civil engineering problems. Flexible in design, the book begins with an overview of the software and its interface, introduces a comprehensive design project and then covers advanced usage of each of the software’s capabilities. The book uses screen shots, dialogue boxes, CAD images, and digital AutoCAD files to introduce the procedures and applications of Autodesk Civil 3D. Emphasizes appropriate theories, formulas, algorithms and computational methods in the first half of each chapter. Discusses how to use the software to solve specific civil engineering problems in the second half of each chapter. Emphasizes civil engineering concepts within the context of the Autodesk Civil 3D software. Helps users understand the formula behind the automation, giving them a depth of knowledge that makes them more efficient and effective on the job. Shows how to use the software and the specific features and commands of the program. Shows how to maximize the software’s capabilities to solve specific civil engineering problems. Civil Engineering professionals

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131592315
Publisher:
Peachpit Press
Publication date:
07/05/2007
Series:
AutoDESK Design Institute Press Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
430
Product dimensions:
8.26(w) x 10.86(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: CADD, the Primary Tool of Our Trade

Chapter 1 The Components and Interface of Civil 3D

Chapter 2 A Civil 3D JumpStart Project

Chapter 3 The Simple, but Time Honored Point

Chapter 4 Civil 3D, the Modern Curvilinead

Chapter 5 Advanced Digital Terrain Models

Chapter 6 Advanced Profiles and Sections

Chapter 7 Advanced Corridor Development

Chapter 8 Advanced Site Grading and Virtual Site Designtm

Chapter 9 Piping for Storm Sewers and Drainage

Chapter 10 Civil 3D’s Visualization Capabilities

Chapter 11 Surveying

Appendix A Data Sharing in Civil 3D

Appendix B Labeling in Civil 3D 2007

Appendix C Software and Hardware Versions

Appendix D Identify the Civil Engineering Industry

Appendix E Supplement to Chapter 3: The Simple, but Time Honored Point

Glossary

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