Lots of people in Civil 3D Land are truly committed to Feature Line based grading design in Autodesk Civil 3D. Nothing is wrong with that. The Grading Design by Feature Line Heuristic is well understood and employed by most civil engineering and survey professionals. Civil 3D is loaded with useful practical Ribbon tools to help us get ‘er done.…Read more
The long-awaited Autodesk Civil 3D 2022.1 Update hit the street earlier this week. The Civil 3D 2022 Update 1 is a major set of new interface improvements, significant performance enhancements, and important fixes for Civil 3D. Don’t try to employ Civil 3D 2022 without it. This Civil 3D Update 1 makes our lives in Civil 3D Land better in a lot of…Read more
Inside Autodesk Civil 3D there are intimate, hierarchical relationships between an Alignment, its child Profiles, child Offset Alignments, their slope-controlled Profiles, Curb Return Alignments and their Connected Alignment and Profile cousins, and Intersections. Sooner or later, we discover that…Read more
Inside the Autodesk Civil 3D Corridor Feature we get better horizontal, vertical, and cross section control, more forms of output, better design round trips, more design control options, and better project-based quality control. That significant list of production benefits makes the small extra work that is required to employ a Corridor, well worth the effort.
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I enjoy finding examples and folks who creatively learn to employ the Power of Not to production work in Autodesk Civil 3D. Huh? What the hay does the Power of Not mean? I trust that you do understand the difference between the Boolean logic of AND and OR in expressions. Eheh.
NOT is the third chord (the…Read more