AutoCAD Civil 3D Fundamentals

Learn the fundamentals of AutoCAD Civil 3D. This training is intended to give users comprehensive experience with the core features and capabilities of AutoCAD Civil 3D. Hands-on exercises explore how to use the Civil 3D dynamic environment to produce 3D models and 2D drawings. Taught in release 2018-2023.

Madison, WI
32 Hour Class

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  • Navigating the Civil 3D User Interface: Using the application menu, Using the ribbon, Using the Toolspace, Using the drawing area, Using the command line, Using Panorama, Using Transparent Commands toolbar, Using Inquiry Tool
  • Leveraging a Dynamic Environment: Connecting objects and styles, Connecting labels and label styles, Connecting objects to objects, Connecting objects to labels, The richness of the 3D model, Sharing data in a dynamic environment
  • Establishing Existing Conditions Using Survey Data: What is survey data?, Creating a survey database, Importing survey data, Automating field to finish, Editing survey points, Editing survey figures, Creating points
  • Modeling the Terrain Using Surfaces: Understanding surfaces, Creating a surface from survey data, Using breaklines to improve surface accuracy, Editing surfaces, Displaying and analyzing surfaces, Annotating surfaces
  • Designing in 2D Using Alignments: Understating Alignments, Creating alignments from objects, Creating alignments using Alignment Creation Tools, Editing Alignments, Applying design criteria files and check sets
  • Displaying and Annotating Alignments: Using Alignment Styles, Applying Alignment labels and label sets, Creating Station/Offset labels, Creating Segment labels, Using tag labels and tables
  • Design Vertically Using Profiles: Creating surface profiles, Displaying profiles in profile views, Creating design profiles, Editing profiles, Using design check sets and criteria files
  • Displaying and Annotating Profiles: Using profile styles, Applying profile styles, Applying profiles view styles, Applying profile view bands, Creating and applying profile label sets, Creating profile view labels, Projecting objects to profile views, Designing in 3D using Corridors, Understanding corridors, Creating an assembly, Creating a corridor, Applying corridor targets, Creating corridor surfaces
  • Creating Cross Sections of the Design: Using Section Editor, Creating sample lines, Creating section views, Sampling more sources
  • Displaying and Annotating Sections: Applying section styles, Applying section labels, Controlling sections display with code set styles, Applying labels with code set styles, Applying section view styles, Applying section view bands, Applying group plot styles, Creating section view labels
  • Designing and Analyzing Boundaries Using Parcels: Understanding parcels, Creating parcels from objects, Creating parcels by layout, Editing parcels
  • Displaying and Annotating Parcels: Applying parcel styles, Applying parcel area labels, Creating parcel segment labels, Editing parcel segment labels, Creating parcel tables
  • Creating Pipe Networks: Understanding pipe networks, Creating pipe networks, Editing pipe networks
  • Displaying and Annotating Pipe Networks: Displaying pipe networks using styles, Labeling pipe networks in plan view, Labeling pipe networks in profile view, Creating pipe network tables, Designing new terrain, Understanding grading, Understanding feature lines, Creating feature lines, Editing feature lines, Understanding grading objects, Creating grading objects, Editing grading objects
  • Analyzing: Displaying, and Annotating Surfaces, Combining design surfaces, Analyzing design surfaces, Calculating earthwork volumes, Labeling surfaces
  • From Design to Construction: Calculating quantities, Creating individual sheets, Creating multiple sheets using Plan Production