Civil 3D Survey

Civil 3D Survey Video Training

Useful Basic Civil Training from Civil 3D Survey Experts and Consultants

    Civil 3D experts and consultants produce a wide range of survey specific video content. This pages features videos about survey tasks in Civil 3D.
    These may range from the very basic to advanced topics. Get your Survey Db running even if you only do design.

    Please visit included links to the original postings. Those may contain details not included here for the sake of brevity.

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 Quick Civil 3D Survey Basics

Quick Civil 3D Survey Basics

9/28/2018

 

USCAD's James Lord walks through a super simple overview of essential Survey in Civil 3D functions and mechanics.
From the James Lord's YouTube channel
See James Lord's blog on USCAD.com

Comments

A reasonable review of Civil 3D Survey basics at super speed. James glosses over the level of detail you really need get the most out of Survey in Civil 3D in production. However, the point is that employing Survey Dbs in your production workflows is a big deal and not all that difficult.
Obviously, the Framework for Civil 3D contains some of the most sophisticated and well-integrated Civil 3D Survey solutions available.

You might want to check out our Civil 3D at Jump Speed page for all the nuances and power tools. Videos are included.

 

 Custom Coordinate Zone

Custom Coordinate Zone

8/24/2018

 

Chris Fugitt, author of the Civil 3D Reminders blog, details the method to create a custom coordinate system based on a known UGS point in Civil 3D.
From the Chris' YouTube Channel.
Here's the Civil 3D Reminders blog link

Comments

Remember that if you work with others, they will also need a copy of your localized coordinate system file.

 

 Surface Volumes From Point Clouds

Surface Volumes From Point Clouds

6/21/2018

 

Jeff Bartels of Autodesk explains how to import and calculate stockpile volume from a point cloud data source in Civil 3D.
From the Jeff Bartels YouTube Channel.
and the Civil Immersion blog.

Comments

This is a good walkthrough of the mechanics all the way from ReCap Pro export through the surface volume details in Civil 3D.