The following tutorial sets are included with AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011:
- Getting Started Tutorials.
Learn about the application workspace and some important design
tools and tasks.
- Points Tutorials.
Learn how to work with coordinate geometry (COGO) points, which
are the basis for modeling land surfaces.
- Point Cloud Tutorials.
Learn how to work with point clouds, which are dense collections
of point data that are obtained from LiDAR scanning
- Surfaces Tutorials.
Learn the basics about creating and working with land surfaces.
- Survey Tutorials.
Learn the basics about importing, creating, managing, and analyzing
- Project Management Tutorials.
Learn how to use the AutoCAD Civil 3D project management features, including
data shortcuts and Autodesk Vault.
- Alignments Tutorials.
Learn about alignments, which are the basis for modeling roads.
- Profiles Tutorials.
Learn the basics about viewing and designing the elevation profile
of land surfaces along an alignment.
- Parcels Tutorials.
Learn the basics about creating and editing parcels as well as working
with the display of parcels.
- Grading Tutorials.
Learn how to design the finished grade for land surfaces such as
housing subdivisions and retail sites.
- Corridor Assembly Tutorials.
Learn how to build and manage assemblies, which are cross sections
that are placed incrementally along an alignment.
- Corridors Tutorials.
Learn how to create simple and complex corridor designs.
- Intersection and Roundabout Tutorials.
Learn how to create complex intersections that dynamically react
to changes in the model.
- Sections Tutorials. Learn
how to create cross sections of your corridor design, calculate
cut and fill earthwork quantities, and create mass-haul diagrams.
- Material Calculation Tutorials.
Learn how to calculate material quantities and generate reports,
including pay item reports, earthworks
reports, and mass haul diagrams.
- Pipe Network Tutorials. Learn
how to create a pipe network using the specialized layout tools.
- Part Builder Tutorials.
Learn how to design and model parts that are used in pipe networks.
- Labels and Tables Tutorials.
Learn how to annotate AutoCAD Civil 3D objects using labels and tables.
- Plan Production Tutorials.
Learn how to prepare your design drawings for plotting or publishing.
Each tutorial set contains exercises that are
designed to explore the various features of AutoCAD Civil 3D.
The tutorial exercises are organized in a logical
sequence, based on how you typically work with the different types
of features. However, you may complete the exercises in any order
you choose. After you begin an exercise, you should complete the
steps in the order presented. The first steps provide you with the
information you need for the later steps in that exercise.
- Getting More Information
The step-by-step procedures
in these tutorials provide instructions for using AutoCAD Civil 3D to
complete tasks using the drawings provided.
- Setting Up the Workspace
Before you start the
tutorials, you must set the appropriate workspace.
- Saving Your Tutorial Drawings
If you want to save
your changes to the tutorial drawings as you work, you must create
a folder in which to save drawing and data files before beginning
the tutorial exercises.