Multiple Baseline Corridors are a powerful design and deliverables documentation tools in Autodesk Civil 3D. The Multiple Baseline Corridor (MBC) or the Complex Corridor is one of my favorite things in Civil 3D. Why? Project-based and better managed design in Civil 3D is what I tend to rave about in this blog.
The folks out in Civil 3D Land will laugh and…Read more
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
We continue to explore the powerful relationships between the Civil 3D Alignment and the many mission critical Design Control Manager roles in Civil 3D in this on-going series of posts we name the Book of Alignments.
There are at least a dozen design control management roles for the Alignment in Civil 3D.
A substantial number of…Read more
What exactly does an Alignment do in Autodesk Civil 3D? That’s a loaded question. That may be the most mission critical question we can ask about the Alignment in Civil 3D. The familiar word – Alignment – is more sophisticated and nuanced in meaning these days. We certainly need to align our thinking with the Civil 3D functional realities.
If we have employed old-school,…Read more
I flap my lips, wave my hands about, and rant all the time about the importance of the Proactive System Management of the project-based Civil 3D data behind. Yes. This Civil 3D DREF stuff is important. A customer success story surrounding this Civil 3D model magic makes my day.
One Framework for Civil 3D customer, a Civil 3D CAD Manager for a good-sized…Read more