The Framework for Civil 3D naming conventions for Assemblies and Assembly Sets help Civil 3D users make sense of their common civil engineering design Assembly solutions in their daily production work.
We’ve supplied AASHTO compliant roadway assemblies for many releases of AutoCAD Civil 3D all the way back to the 2008 release. These days we supply assemblies for most of…Read more
Certainly our Civil 3D civil engineering and survey projects share a common survey and design language: Keys (Point Keys), Codes (Figure Prefix Names), and therefore typical Survey Query logic.
The Civil 3D Survey Upside Down
We covered some of those Stranger Things last time in Civil 3D Survey Query Essentials post…Read more
Unquestionably the AutoCAD Civil 3D Alignment changes model-based software for civil engineer and survey professionals and their organizations. Autodesk invested heavily in the technology behind and refined extensively the Alignment tools in Civil 3D. The many capabilities of the Alignment make it the core feature in Civil 3D’s somewhat overwhelming arsenal.
What about Surfaces? Aren’t…Read more
The NCS Layer Standards rely on the concept and practice of a standard Pattern (Keys and delimiters) coupled with Major and Minor Keys. Every CAD Layer or Level standard employs this basic concept these days. True, we could just employ the unique numeric IDs the software’s actually use, but these aren’t very user friendly. We walked away for good human reasons.Read more
It’s a fact, Jack. You invested money in the world’s most popular civil engineering and design software. You (or someone else) will have work hard to make the software run productively and publish your civil engineering design or survey work acceptably.
Every Civil 3D user and expert will tell you, “You need a Civil 3D template.”
They’re right - sort…Read more