At the beating heart of civil engineering model-based design is the core concept that an iteratively built model and the managed data behind that the model depends on will produce the published results we will require in the deliverables. It is vital to note and never skip over the fact that there are rules, systems, and structures necessary to…Read more
The Framework for Civil 3D out of the box supports multiple Layer Standards with adaptive conversion. The NCS 6.0, NCS 6.0 AIA and older NCS 5.0 flavors are supplied for example. Why would anyone want to do that? Everyone one knows one Layer Standard is nasty enough to maintain and employ. The common misconception of a Layer Standard at times sounds something like…Read more
This news is no surprise to many of our Framework for Civil 3D customers. Based on our initial testing of the shipping build of Autodesk Civil 3D 2021, both the current Release 8 and Release 7 builds (based on the last Civil 3D 2020 Updates) of the Framework for Civil 3D products all upgrade and run great in the public release of…Read more
Autodesk officially released Autodesk Civil 3D 2021 and the many related Autodesk Civil interoperability and Civil product development tools. All the Civil 3D 2021 help files and resources are live.
Autodesk Subscription customers should be able to download the product from the Autodesk Subscription Center.
Autodesk Civil 3D Free trials and install…Read more
Survey is not Design. Civil engineering Design isn’t public works Operations. Many can argue that modern Operations Engineering is effectively another discipline with different management goals and processes. Infrastructure is expensive to design and build, and more expensive to maintain. Public Works infrastructure is complex, interdepartmental, sometimes inter-agency, and often…Read more