This advanced level Civil 3D book builds on the foundations of our popular introductory level books for AutoCAD Civil 3D. All our books are exercise based, with step-by-step procedures for many common tasks, ideal for self-paced learning. The authors are skilled instructors with direct industry and classroom experience.
You will learn the best procedures for many advanced tasks, including:
- Creating Horizontal Alignments
- Editing Alignments
- Working with Superelevatons
- Working with Profiles
- Working with Corridors
- Designing Intersections
- Plan Production
- Working with Pipe Setting and Rules
- Designing Pipe Networks
- Working with Grading Criteria
- Grading with Feature Lines
- Performing Finished Surface Analysis
- Calculating Final Earthwork Volumes
- Managing Project Data with Vault
Features and Benefits of all Cadapult books:
- Lessons build upon one another using a contiguous dataset, providing consistency through the entire book
- Skills learned through easy-to-follow, step-by-step procedures
- Sequential exercises that follow one logical, real-world example project
- Flexible datasets allow you to “skip ahead” to a relevant lesson, or use as an on-demand reference guide
- Detailed explanations and chapter summaries facilitate learning and retention
- Written by instructors with decades of industry and teaching experience
- Tested and refined in classrooms with a broad cross-section of students
This book is 469 pages long, organized into 8 chapters.
Authors: Rick Ellis and Scott Wolter
Meet the Authors
Rick specializes in AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD Map 3D, AutoCAD Land Desktop, and AutoCAD Raster Design.
He is a member of the Autodesk Developer Network. He is the author of several books including “Digging Into AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010”, “Digging Deeper Into AutoCAD Civil 3D 2008”, “Digging Into Autodesk Land Desktop 2006” and “Digging Into AutoCAD Map 3D 2010”, co-author of “Introducing Autodesk Civil 3D”, a select author for CAD Digest, and an instructor for the AUGI training program.
Scott Wolter has been in the civil engineering and surveying community since 1992. His professional experience has involved CAD management, staff training and development, civil design, production drafting, field surveying, and construction observation for projects ranging from deep foundation excavation to civil site grading. Scott is also a Certified Instructor for the Wisconsin Technical College System and an adjunct instructor for Fox Valley Technical College.
He is a member of the Autodesk Developer Network and the Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors. In 2004, Scott co-authored the first book on Civil 3D, “Introducing Autodesk Civil 3D”.