Jump On Civil 3D Blog

A blog about Civil 3D method and practice, Civil 3D Templates, Civil 3D Styles, Civil 3D Management, and Civil 3D customization

 

Lordy, I hate to employ that BIM word because everyone wants to turn a bright idea into something shiny and new to sell you. Basically, if it’s new it must be BIM. Therefore, it must be better for you like a New Tide which may no longer clean our clothes as well. Maybe now we also need an OxyClean or another performance supplement? Oh. Bother.

Infomercial Improvement

The…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags BIM, BIME, STB, CTB, corridor, Infraworks, Civil 3D 2018, video

Let’s face it - Surfaces play a huge role in civil engineering and survey work. When I train people in AutoCAD Civil 3D surfaces I frequently get this question:

“Is there any way for me to see what changes I’ve made to a Civil 3D Surface?”

First things first. Did you visualize the surface with at least 3 different Civil 3D Surface Style Tools?
I make…

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AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018 introduces the capability of slope-controlled Offset Profile children based on their Offset Alignment parents. The new Civil 3D 2018 function also supports automatic slope transitions between regions within the Offset Profile from the new Offset Parameters tab in the Offset Profile box. People want to know…

“Do Offset Profiles work with the Superelevation…  Read more

“No way.”
Yes way. Release 7 of Framework for Civil 3D provides everything you need. You think that’s one heck of a brash claim? The truth is our customers never complain about that. Most new customers are simply stunned at the bang for the buck. Come on, folks.
This is what we do – Make…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Jump Kit, Style, corridor, corridor surface, superelevation, grading, video

This post is a follow-up to The Cascaded Civil 3D Intersection post and video which itself was itself a follow up to the Stop That Civil 3D Wizard post and video. Somehow a chain of blog post seems very appropriate given the subject of related Intersections and Complex Corridors in AutoCAD Civil 3D.

Since the Intersection…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags intersection, alignment, profile, corridor, corridor surface, video