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
New Civil 3D releases and Civil 3D Updates are a fact of life in Civil 3D Land. The latest Autodesk Civil 3D 2020.3 Update hit the street late last week. This is good news that may be bad news. All too often a new Update or new Civil 3D release can cause more production pain and suffering than immediate benefit.
The Framework for Civil 3D can help everyone…Read more
Autodesk leaped into that occasional Leap Year Day with the release of the latest Autodesk Civil 3D 2020.3 Update. We begin Autodesk’s version of March Madness. The annual Autodesk Right of Spring begins in Civil 3D Land with this typical cleanup Civil 3D Update before the next numbered release of Civil 3D.Read more
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The Framework for Civil 3D includes a powerful Survey Codes Spreadsheet Tool. The tool is a favorite of many Framework customers. The Codes Tool is employed to externally manage and maintain both Survey and Design Codes that may be employed in Descriptions Keys, Description Key Sets, Figure Prefix Db, Survey Queries, Point Group definitions, and even Civil 3D Corridor…Read more
Autodesk released Civil 3D 2020.2 Update last week and then re-released a new build of Update 2 a couple of days later. Oops. I can only guess someone discovered some fault in the sexy new BIM 360 Civil 3D projects in the cloud tools that are the big new thing in Civil 3D 2020.2. More on that in a bit. Who knows what? I searched in vain for Civil 3D Object Model…Read more