InRoads Site Design (SELECTseries 2)

This training uses InRoads software for site design using the Site Modeler commands new in the SELECTseries releases of InRoads. We highlight surface modeling, earthwork computations and other site design commands. Corridor design is not addressed in this course.

Madison, WI
24 Hour Class

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  • Introduction to InRoads: Introductions, Schedule, Class Format, Objectives, CAD Platform Requirements, CAD Dependencies, InRoads Data Interoperability, The InRoads Suite of Products, Files Types and Interaction, InRoads Concepts, Digital Terrain Model – DTM, XIN Resource File
  • Getting Started: Objectives, Workflow Process, Corridor design, Corridor design workflow, Site Modeler workflow, Preparing for Exercises, Training Directory Structure, Starting InRoads, Exercise Objective, Files Needed, Opening the CAD file, The InRoads Interface, Project Defaults, Application Options, Additional Applications, Product Add-Ins, Application Add-Ins, Interface Customizations, Preferences, Challenge Exercises: Interface Options, Exiting InRoads
  • Resource Files & Settings: The XIN File, Options, Preferences, Features, Style Manager, Named Symbologies, Feature Names, More on Preferences, Preference Manager
  • Surfaces and Features: A Feature Based DTM, Chapter Objectives, Definitions, Feature Properties, Data Structure – Concept, Data Hierarchy, Feature Styles, Resource Dependencies, Surface Point Types, The point types are:, Random, Breakline, Contour, Interior, Exterior, Site Modeler Surfaces, Feature Properties
  • Surface Creation: Exercise: Surface Creation Methods, Objectives, Preparing for the Exercises, Concept, Exercise Objective, Importing LandXML Files, Concept, Exercise Objective, Text Import Wizard, Text Import Wizard Using Filters, Concept, Exercise Objective, Import Random Features, Import Breakline Features, Concept, Exercise Objective, Import Contour Graphics, Add Inferred Breaklines, Add Spot Elevations
  • Earthwork: Methods, Surface Area, Average End Area, End Area Volume Correction
  • Site Design: Surface Commands, Utilities, & Features, Objectives, Longitudinal and Transverse Features, Source & Reference Elements:, Design Layout, Generate Longitudinal Feature, Transverse Feature, Slope Correction, Challenge Exercise
  • Site Modeler: Objective, Overview, Site Modeler Process, Site Modeler Structure, Site Modeler Command Access, Surface Priority, Site Display, Earthwork Adjustments, Member Elements, Side Slopes, Slope Indicators, Site Project Options, Chapter Summary, Exercise 1, Riser Pipe Grade Control Structure, Challenge Exercises, Exercise 2, Designing a Boat Launch Facility, Challenge Exercises
  • Substation Site: Exercise 1: Single Surface, Objectives, Overview, Preparing for the Exercises, Design Concept, Creating a New Site Project, Create a New Design Surface, Review Site Modeler Defaults, Modify The Design Element Vertices, Save the Site Modeler Project, Add The Grade Breakline, Earthwork Adjustment, Access Road Adjustment – Revisited, Volume Check, Surface Refinement, Exercise 2: Multiple Surfaces, Preparing for the Exercise, Creating a New Site, Create a New Design Surface, Add Pad Limits, Add The Grade Breakline, Cut and Fill Evaluation, Evaluate a Site Modeler Element, Activate Vertical Element Geometry Commands, Profile the Element, Evaluate the Elements Profile, Element Modification, Adding Breaklines, Add the Access Road