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View videos that demonstrate AutoCAD Civil 3D functionality.

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  Understanding the User Interface

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Familiarize yourself with the user interface.

  Import and Purge Styles

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Import styles and settings from a template or drawing, and purge unused styles and settings.

  Create Data Shortcuts

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Create reference copies of objects that you can import from one drawing into other drawings.

  Find and Replace Styles

00:01:47

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Find objects and settings that reference a style, and then replace one style with another.

  Creating a Pressure Network Parts List

00:04:00

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Define the components that are available when you lay out a pressure network.

   

Import and Create Base Data

  Query Survey Data

00:05:22

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Create a query to filter the contents of a survey database.

  Add Survey Query Results to a Surface

00:04:30

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Use the results of a survey query to build a surface.

  Update Imported Survey Data

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Modify imported survey data using import events.

  Import Points from a Database

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Import COGO points from a database into a drawing.

  Create a Description Key Set and Description Keys

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Create sets of description keys to sort points as they are imported into a drawing.

  Exchange Data Between Autodesk Infrastructure Modeler and AutoCAD Civil 3D

00:05:40

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Export objects from a conceptual model into Civil 3D for detailed design and analysis.

Model a Surface

  Create a Surface

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Create a TIN surface definition, and then import point data into the surface definition.

  Create Catchments

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Create catchment objects to model drainage areas on a surface.

  Create a TIN Surface

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Create an empty TIN surface definition.

  Create a Grading Criteria Set and Criteria

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Create sets of standard formulas for creating graded slopes.

  Add Data to a Surface

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Add contour data to an existing surface definition.

  Grade from a Building Footprint

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Grade from a building footprint to a surface.

  Create Waterdrop Paths

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Create waterdrop paths to analyze surface water runoff.

  Use a Surface as a Hide Boundary

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Visualize two overlapping surfaces by using one surface as a hide boundary for the other.

Design Horizontal and Vertical Objects

  Create Parcels

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Create parcels from AutoCAD objects.

  Label Alignment Points of Intersection

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Display and label explicit and implied points of intersection on an alignment.

  Create an Alignment

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Draw a horizontal alignment using constraint-based alignment layout tools.

  Design a Simple Profile

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Create simple existing ground and layout profiles for an alignment.

  Grip Edit an Alignment

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Graphically modify alignment geometry.

  Create a Pipe Network

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Design a pipe network using an existing polyline, and then use the Pipe Network Layout Tools to add structures and pipes.

  Alignment Tangency Constraints

00:03:04

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Work with the constraints that affect how alignment sub-entities maintain tangency to adjacent sub-entities.

  Create a Rail Alignment

00:04:34

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Specify the properties and lay out the geometry of a railway alignment.

  Lay Out a Pressure Network in Plan

00:04:44

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Lay out the horizontal design of a pressure network.

  Lay Out a Pressure Network in Profile

00:04:43

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Refine the vertical design of a pressure network.

  Create a Pressure Network from a Water Industry Model

00:04:52

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Create a pressure network from a water industry model that was created in AutoCAD Map 3D.

   

Model a Corridor

  Create a Corridor Assembly

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Create a corridor cross section that can be placed at intervals along an alignment, and then connected together to form a corridor model.

  Create a Basic Corridor

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Create a sectional assembly of a corridor, and then create a corridor by applying the assembly along an alignment and profile.

  Create an Intersection

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Create a three-way intersection that maintains the crowns of both intersecting roads.

  Edit a Corridor in Section

00:03:40

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Explore some of the powerful tools in the AutoCAD Civil 3D Section Editor.

  Superelevation Axis of Rotation

00:05:41

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Design a superelevated roadway that uses axis of rotation pivot points.

  Create Sample Lines

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Create sample lines along the centerline alignment of a corridor model.

  Calculate Cant Along an Alignment

00:07:41

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Calculate the amount by which rails are raised or lowered through a curve.

  Sample Multiple Baselines

00:03:19

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Use a single section to sample multiple baselines or corridors at the same time.

Analyze Data

  Create a Mass Haul Diagram

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Create a mass haul diagram that displays free haul and overhaul volumes for a project site.

  Export Data to Autodesk Storm and Sanitary Analysis

00:03:51

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Export catchments and a pipe network to the Autodesk Storm and Sanitary Analysis application.

  Calculating Cut and Fill Volumes

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Calculate a site's cut and fill volumes and see the calculations change dynamically as you modify the surface.

  Drive Along a Linear Object

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Use the Drive command to visualize a model by traversing along a linear path.

Annotate Objects

  Rotating Unanchored Labels

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Move and rotate an unanchored label, independent from its insertion point marker.

  Convert Parcel Segment Labels to Tags for Display in a Table

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Add parcel segment lables, and then convert the labels to tags that correspond to the contents of a table.

  Edit Text in a Label

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Add text to an instance of a label.

  Add a Watershed Legend Table

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Add a surface watershed legend table to a drawing.