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

 

There is an intimate relationship between the Alignment, the Intersection, and the Corridor in AutoCAD Civil 3D. These are at the heart of Civil 3D world of managed relationships. Yeah. I know. Surfaces and Grading are mission critical to civil engineered projects too, but we already talked about that. The point is if you pay attention…

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If you must employ both Autodesk and Bentley civil engineering software some more help has arrived. In late October Autodesk released the Autodesk Civil Engineering Data Translator (CEDT) to AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015 subscription customers via the Autodesk Subscription Center.

Do We thank the Converts

One supposes we have one or more Autodesk State DOT customers to…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Bentley, Translator, conversion, Civil 3D, 2015, alignment, surface, profile

As a surface and grading geek I must say I love the Corridor engine in AutoCAD Civil 3D. Yes. I still employ a Feature Line or two (and even some Parcel Segments and Figures in design grading). I attack almost everything grading with a corridor model.  Inside the Corridor Feature you get better horizontal, vertical, and cross section control, more output, better roundtrips, and more options. All…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags corridor, alignment, profile, section, region, intersection, performance

When we talk about ripples are we talking about wave functions or particle behavior? This physical quandary led to our modern “quantum” perspective of the physical universe. That new relativity changed how we think about Everything. That changed What and How we do many things…even reading this blog post.

Certainly, the storm surges from storms like Sandy and her topical cousins will continue…

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Just about a year ago I wrote a post called Point Dreams in the Annotative View Space which dealt with some of the issues we all have with AutoCAD Civil 3D Point Features. There are lots of posts here about the Points beast for a host of reasons – mostly customer…

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