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In my hallway hangs a painting of my father in his AFS dress uniform from World War II. The portrait was painted from a photograph when he was at home after what we would call today a tour. There are no metals on his chest. There is not a bit of braid or a single symbol of rank. The uniform is incredibly plain. I’ve seen the original photo. The artist did not skip the details or embellish anything.

If…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags WATT

The next release of Civil 3D is almost upon us. Maybe you want a preview of What’s New in Autodesk Civil 3D 2019 and all the related Civil software. We can do that.

This listing reflects a portion of our always updated Autodesk OnLine Help page. That list all the releases and recent…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Civil 3D 2019, help, WATT, Infraworks, Recap, Map 3D, Navisworks, Vehicle Tracking

Folks who have known me for a long time understand that I am perhaps as much a database applications geek as a Civil 3D expert. SQL is an old friend. The truth be told, I initially learned AutoCAD back in the day in part to build parts of a location-based web sales engine. Nuts. There was no web then as we know it. My old Autodesk Reseller business had Visual Information Systems and nothing about…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags pressure pipe, pipe network, PNID, Plant3D, WATT, Civil 3D, video

You will notice that it is easy to find something to study “scientifically” that we all like to do. On the surface this ever present effort makes a lots of apparent rational sense. People like to eat or do this or that. We have to have oodles of studies that examine the potential effects and consequences of our desires and habits.

Truth or Consequences

If you like to eat cheese…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

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Perhaps it is no surprise to people that the creator of the Pareto principal, the famous 80 20 Rule, started out his professional career as a civil engineer. Vilfredo Pareto’s name always sounded to me like a fictional mob character out of the Godfather. That’s not so nuts. Pareto was personally obsessed with the…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

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