AutoCAD® Civil 3D® for Surveyors

Category: Civil
Prerequisite: This class is suitable for users with experience using AutoCAD and a basic understanding of the surveying profession.
Manual: Civil 3D for Surveyors
Length: 2 days (8.5 hours each)
8 hour session days include a 30 minute break for lunch. (Note: Starting times for online training vary. Click the register button to see the class time and duration.)

This in-depth AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2012 for Surveyors class is for surveyors and survey technicians that do not necessarily need all of the functionality that is taught in AutoCAD Civil 3D Fundamentals.  The class will equip the surveyor with the basic knowledge needed to use AutoCAD Civil 3D efficiently in a typical daily workflow. You will learn how to import the converted field equipment survey data into a standardized environment in AutoCAD Civil 3D and to use the automation tools to create an Existing Condition Plan. Data collection, least square analysis, and traverses are also covered.  Other topics that help in increasing efficiency include styles, proper AutoCAD® drafting techniques, the methodology needed to create linework effectively for variables used in defining symbology, surfaces, categorizing points, and importing imagery.

Topics include:

  • The AutoCAD Civil 3D Interface

  • Points overview and styles

  • Importing points and coordinate transforms

  • Creating points and drafting

  • Point groups, grips, and reports

  • Point security and editing

  • Introduction to data collection in the field

  • Introduction to Civil 3D Survey and automated linework

  • Survey networks

  • Survey Least Squares analysis

  • Traverses and their adjustment

  • Traverse Loop and Closed Connected Loop adjustments

  • Surface overview

  • Surface editing

  • Surface labels and analysis

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