AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016: Engineer your Designs

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016: Engineer your Designs, Singapore SKillsFuture elarning online course

Course Description

CADLearning for AutoCAD Civil 3D® 2016 teaches the use of Civil 3D 2016 as a surface construction modelling tool for infrastructure professionals. The content in this course has been devised to help users quickly learn the most efficient methods for designing a surface model, starting with points and working toward a completed corridor.

Master design and architecture with the help of Autodesk.

- Discover the different types of Autodesk applications
- Learn about the functions in each application and how to apply them
​- Sift out the different product to find which one suits your project
- Navigate the tools and features like a professional at the end of this course

This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.

Course Objectives

1. Able to navigate the User Interface
2. Knows about Project Management and Drawing Organization
3. Understand about Configuring Intelligent Objects
4. Able to perform Setting Up and Using Templates
5. Know about working with Survey Data and Point Data
6. Understands about Importing Point Files and Field Book Data
7. Able to Create and Analyze a Survey Network
8. Knows about Creating and Editing Feature Lines, Surfaces, Alignments, and Corridors
9. Able to work with Profile Views
10. Understand about Adding Dimensions and Labels for Document Creation
11. Know about Data Analysis Using the Grading Volume Tools, Mapcheck Analysis, and Mass Haul Diagrams
12. Understand on how to Create Pipe Networks and Pressure Pipe Networks
13. Knows about Using Data Shortcuts and External References
14. Understand about Executing Plan Production, Including Documentation and Presentation
15. Able to Render Images and Animations for Presentation

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Course Resources

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Getting Started

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Introducing Civil 3D

An overview of Civil 3D

Understanding the User Interface

An overview of the Civil 3D user interface

Understanding Workspaces in the User Interface

Using workspaces

Using the Ribbon

Navigating the ribbon in Civil 3D

Managing Your Drawings

Managing drawings

Understanding the Toolspace

Navigating the Toolspace

Understanding the Toolspace Prospector Tab

Navigating the Prospector and understanding the functions of the Toolspace tab

Configuring Your Drawing Settings

Controlling drawing settings

Configuring the Toolspace Settings Tab

Navigating the drawing settings

Understanding the Command Settings for Objects

Controlling object settings

Styles and Objects


Understanding Objects and Their Properties

Understanding Civil 3D objects

Understanding Object Styles

Overview of object styles

Switching and Deleting Styles

Working with object styles in Civil 3D

Sharing Styles between Drawings

Copying and editing object styles

Understanding How to Work with Label Styles

Configuring object label styles in Civil 3D

Labeling Your Objects

Using label styles to annotate your Civil 3D objects

Creating Drawing Templates

Creating and using drawing templates

Working with Label Sets and Manipulating Labels

Label Sets and modifying Labels

Manipulating Labels Using Annotative Properties

Manipulating and using the annotative properties of labels

Re-Associating Labels to a Different Object

Re-associate Labels to a Different Object

Understanding the Inquiry Tool Palette

Getting information about Civil 3D objects

Creating Lines and Curves in Conjunction with the Transparent Commands

Creating Lines and Curves

Working with Survey Tools


Understanding the Survey Tools

An overview of survey tools

Understanding the Survey User Settings

How to setup the Survey User settings

Creating an Equipment Database

How and why you create an equipment database

Working with Survey Databases

A look at survey databases

Creating a Figure Prefix Database

How to create a figure prefix database

Setting up Linework Code Sets

How to create a linework code set

Importing Point Files and Field Books

Importing point files and field books using figure prefix databases and linework code sets

Working with Survey Queries

Creating and using survey queries to manage data in the survey database

Creating and Analyzing a Survey Network and Using the Survey Command Window

Creating a Survey Network and then performing a Least Squares Analysis and how to use the Survey Command Window

Understanding and Creating Figures

Creating and editing Survey Figures

Feature Lines


Working with Feature Lines

Understanding feature lines and how they relate to civil projects

Creating Feature Lines

Creating feature lines directly in your drawings

Working with Feature Line Styles and Labels

Editing feature lines

Creating Feature Lines from Objects

Creating feature lines from objects

Creating Feature Lines from Corridors

Creating feature lines from corridors

Creating Feature Lines from Alignments

Creating feature lines from alignments

Editing Feature Lines

Editing feature lines

Working with Parcels


Understanding Parcels

An overview of what parcels are and how they are used in Civil 3D

Understanding Parcel Object Styles

About parcel styles

Creating Parcels from Objects and Controlling Their Hierarchy

Creating parcels from objects in a drawing

Creating Right-of-Way Parcels

Creating right-of-way parcels and understanding how they work differently from normal parcels.

Working with the Parcel Creation Tools Toolbar

How to automatically create parcels using the Parcel Creation tools

Editing Parcels

Using the various parcel editing tools to edit parcels

Renumbering Parcels

Renumbering or renaming existing parcels

Labeling Parcel Areas and Blocks

Labeling the areas of parcels and blocks of parcels, and editing the labels

Labeling Parcel Segments

Labeling lines and curves of parcels

Creating Parcel Tables

Creating tables of data from parcels

Creating Parcel Reports

Creating legal descriptions and other parcel reports

Working with Points


Understanding Points

An overview of the key concepts and advantages of working with points

Working with Point Settings

Working with point settings

Creating Points in a Drawing

Creating points in your drawings

Working with Point Label Styles and Point Marker Styles

Getting your points to look the way you want them to look

Creating Description Key Sets

Creating, importing, and using description key sets

Importing Points

Importing points into your drawings

Displaying Points

Displaying points that have been imported into a drawing, and converting AECC_point objects from Land Desktop.

Creating Point Groups

Creating point groups in your drawings

Using Point Groups

Using point groups and manipulating the way points are displayed

Moving Points

Moving points using grips, the AutoCAD Move command, and by using a point table.

Manipulating the Point Label

Manipulating the Point Label using the grip on a point.

Locking and Unlocking Points

Locking points so that they are no longer editable, and unlocking them for edit.

Creating Point Tables

Creating point tables and editing the point table style

Creating Reports for Points

Using the Toolbox tab of the Toolspace for generating reports for points

Working with Surfaces


Understanding Surfaces

An overview of surfaces

Creating Surfaces with Point Groups and Point Files

Creating surfaces

Working with Surface Styles

Working with surface styles

Labeling Surface Contours

Labeling contours

Creating Surfaces from a Point Cloud

Creating surfaces

Creating Surfaces Using Existing Polyline Contours

Creating surfaces

Creating Surfaces with Existing Elevated Objects and Text

Creating surfaces

Adding Breaklines to Surfaces

Adding breaklines to surfaces

Adding Standard Breaklines to Surfaces

Adding breaklines to surfaces

Adding Walls to a Surface

Adding wall breaklines to surfaces

Adding Boundaries to a Surface

Creating surface boundaries

Editing Surfaces

Using editing tools to modify surfaces

Working with Surface Operations

Modifying surfaces with surface operations

Creating a Finished Ground Surface by Pasting a Surface

Using the Paste Surface editing tool to make changes to a surface

Lowering and Raising Surface

Using the Lower/Raise editing tool

Performing a Slope Analysis

Performing a slope analysis

Using Surface Utilities for Storm Water Analysis

Using surface utilities to create catchment areas, water drop analysis, and extracting objects.

Labeling Slope and Spot Elevations

Labeling spot elevations and slopes

Calculating Surface Volumes

Calculating volumes and creating volume surfaces

Creating an Expression for Use with a Block in a Label

Making an Expression that will be used to select the correct block in a label style when in use.

Understanding Point Clouds

An overview of point clouds in Civil 3D

Creating Point Clouds

Creating Civil 3D point clouds and editing their style and object properties.

Creating a 3D Solid from a Surface and Exporting it to IFC

Creating a 3D solid from your surface and exporting that 3D solid to an IFC file to share with Revit

Creating a Volume Label

Making a label for volume surfaces.

Labeling a Volume Surface

Labeling cut and fill volumes

Applying Object Styles to a Point Cloud

Applying and editing point cloud styles

Configuring Point Cloud Objects

Editing a point cloud object

Working with Alignments


Understanding Alignments

An overview of alignments and how they are used in drawings.

Understanding Sites

An overview of sites and how they work in Civil 3D

Creating Alignments from Objects

Creating alignments from existing drawing objects

Working with Alignment Styles

Adding points to an alignment

Understanding and Working with Alignment Labels

An overview of alignment labels and how to work with them.

Creating Alignments with the Layout Tools

Creating layout alignments

Editing Alignments

Editing alignments

Creating Offset Alignments and Widenings

Creating offset alignments and widenings

Adjusting Alignment Stations

Adjusting stations on alignments

Working with Alignment Design Criteria

Using design criteria on alignments

Adding Superelevations

Adding superelevation regions to alignments

Working with Alignment Tags and Tables

Using tags and creating alignment tables

Adding Points to an Alignment

Adding points to an alignment

Creating an Alignment from a Pipe Network and Pressure Network

Adding points to an alignment

Working with Profiles


Understanding Profiles

An overview of profiles and how they are used

Working with Profile Views

Using profile views

Working with Profile View Styles

Creating a profile view style

Creating Existing Ground Profiles

Creating an existing ground profile

Creating a Proposed Ground Profile

Creating a proposed ground profile

Working with Profile Styles

Creating a profile style

Editing Profiles

Editing a proposed ground profile

Locking a Profile

Using profile design criteria

Using Profile Design Criteria

Using profile design criteria

Labeling Profiles and Profile Views

Labeling profiles

Working with Profile Tools

Using profile tools

Assemblies & Subassemblies


Understanding Assemblies

Overview of assemblies and assembly styles

Understanding Subassemblies

Overview of subassemblies

Creating Assemblies

Creating assemblies

Working with Shape Styles

Editing Shape Styles for Code Sets

Creating Subassemblies from Polylines

Creating subassemblies from polylines

Understanding Assembly Properties and Object Styles

Overview of assembly properties and object styles

Adding Subassemblies to an Assembly and Editing Them

Adding subassemblies to an assembly and editing them.

Editing Assemblies

Copying, editing, moving and sharing assemblies

Creating a Code Set

Creating a code set

Adding Labels to a Code Set

Editing a code set and applying labels to a code set.

Designing Corridors


Working with Corridors

An overview of corridors

Creating a Corridor

How to create a corridor

Adding a Baseline to a Corridor

How to add a baseline alignment to a corridor

Adding a Transition to a Corridor

How to add a transition region to a corridor baseline

Understanding Intersections

An overview of the Intersection tool and automated intersection creation

Creating an Intersection

How to create an intersection

Finishing the Corridor

Editing and finishing a corridor

Creating a Surface from a Corridor

How to create a surface from a corridor

Viewing and Editing Corridor Sections

How to view and edit corridor sections

Extracting Solids from a Corridor

Extracting solids from a corridor to a new drawing

Prepping for a Cul-de-Sac

Finishing the cul-de-sac

Creating a Roundabout

Creating a roundabout

Modifying a Roundabout

Editing a roundabout

Creating a Cul-de-Sac

Creating the cul-de-sac

Modifying a Cul-de-Sac

Editing the cul-de-sac



Working with the Grading Tools

Understanding site grading and the Grading tools

Using the Grading Creation Tools to Create a Building Pad

Creating a building pad using the grading creation tools

Using the Grading Volume Tools to Balance a Building Pad

Balance a building pad using the Grading Creation Tools

Understanding Grading Styles

Editing the Grading Styles

Using the Grading Creation Tools to Create a Detention Pond

Creating a detention pond using the Grading Creation tools

Calculating the Detention Volume of a Pond

Calculating the detention volume of a pond

Working with Sections


Understanding Sections

An overview of sample lines, sections and section views

Creating Sample Lines

How to create sample lines and sample line groups

Creating Section Views

Creating section views from sample line groups

Producing Sheets of Section Views

Creating sheets of section views

Creating Earthwork Quantity Reports

Generating earthwork cut and fill quantity reports

Generating a Materials Quantity Report

Generating material quantity reports from corridors

Working with Mass Haul Diagrams

Overview of mass haul diagrams

Creating a Mass Haul Diagram

Creating and balancing a mass haul diagram

Assigning Pay Items and Generating a Report

Assigning pay items to drawing objects and corridor objects

Working with Pipe Networks


Understanding Pipe Networks

An overview of pipe networks

Working with Pipe Network Styles and Settings

About the settings and styles associated with pipe networks

Creating Pipe and Structure Rules

A review of pipe and structure rules, and how to create them

Creating a Parts List

Creating a pipe network parts list

Creating a Pipe Network Using Objects

Creating a pipe network using objects

Creating a Pipe Network Using the Creation Tools

Creating a pipe network using the pipe network creation tools

Adding Pipes to a Network

Adding more pipes and structures to a pipe network

Editing a Pipe Network

Editing a pipe network

Splitting and Merging Pipe Networks

Splitting and merging pipe networks

Creating Pipe Network Profiles

Creating profiles of a pipe network

Modifying Pipe Profiles

Modifying pipe networks in a profile view

Labeling Pipe Networks

Labeling pipe networks in plan, profile and section

Checking Pipe Interferences

Checking interference between parts of pipe networks

Selecting the Part Catalog For Your Parts List

Setting the correct catalog current for pipe networks.

Understanding and Editing the Part Catalog

Adding pipe sizes to a part catalog

Working with Pressure Pipe Networks


Understanding Pressure Pipe Networks

An overview of pressure pipe networks

Creating a Pressure Pipe Network Parts List

Creating a pressure pipe network parts list

Working with Pressure Pipe Network Styles and Settings

About the settings and styles associated with pressure pipe networks

Creating a Pressure Pipe Network by Layout

Creating a pressure pipe network using the Pressure Pipe Network Creation tools

Creating a Pressure Pipe Network Using Objects

Creating a pressure pipe network using objects

Editing a Pressure Pipe Network Part

Editing a pressure pipe network

Creating Pressure Pipe Network Profiles

Creating a profile of a pressure pipe network

Modifying Pressure Pipe Network Profiles

Editing a pressure pipe network in a profile view

Adding a Pressure Pipe Network to Section Views

Creating a pressure pipe network using objects

Creating Pressure Pipe Network Tables

Creating a pressure pipe network using objects

Labeling Pressure Pipe Networks

Labeling pressure pipe networks in plan and profile

Creating a Connection Point on a 3D Solid

Creating the connection point for a pressure part

Creating a Content File from a 3D Solid

Creating the.content file with a 3D solid

Importing a Content File into the Pressure Parts Catalog

Using the Content Catalog Editor to import a.content part

Adding a Pipe to the Pressure Parts Catalog

Using the Content Catalog Editor to add a pipe size



Adding Rendering Materials to Corridors

Adding rendering materials to corridors

Adding Rendering Materials to Surfaces

Adding rendering materials to surfaces

Adding Multi-View Blocks

Adding multi-view blocks to drawings for renderings

Creating an Animation

Creating a drive-through animation

Transferring Data


Importing Data from Land Desktop

Importing Land Desktop data into Civil 3D

Working with LandXML Data

Working with LandXML data

Exporting Civil 3D Data to AutoCAD

Methods of exporting Civil 3D objects to other AutoCAD applications

Using eTransmit

Using eTransmit

Sharing Data


Sharing Data within Civil 3D

An overview of using data shortcuts and xrefs in Civil 3D

Creating Data Shortcuts

How to create data shortcuts in the source drawing

Using Data Shortcuts

How to use data shortcuts in other drawings

Labeling an Object Through an Xref

Labeling Civil 3D objects through an xref

Managing and Editing Data Shortcuts

How to edit a data shortcut in the program interface.

Understanding the Data Shortcut Editor

How to edit a data shortcut through the Data Shortcut editor.

Importing Data from InfraWorks and InfraWorks 360

Importing data from InfraWorks into Civil 3D

Exporting Data to InfraWorks and InfraWorks 360

Exporting data to InfraWorks from Civil 3D

Working with Plan Production Tools


Working with the Plan Production Tools

An overview of the Plan Production tools

Creating View Frames

How to create view frames

Creating Construction Documents or Sheets

Creating plan production sheets

Understanding the Sheet Set Manager

An overview of the Sheet Set Manager

Creating a Sheet Set

Creating a sheet set and custom properties for the sheet set

Adding Callout and Label View Blocks to a Template

Creating a single template to use with Sheet Set Manager

Repathing a Lost Sheet File in a Sheet Set

Remapping a sheet in a sheet set.

Adding Views and Callouts Using Sheet Set Manager

Using Sheet Views to insert saved views into a drawing.

Performing a Mapcheck Analysis

An overview of the Mapcheck Window

Inserting a BIM-Coordination Model

Inserting a Navisworks coordination model into a drawing.

Setting Callout Blocks and Label Blocks for Views in a Sheet Set

Adding in a template file which contains callout blocks and label blocks that can be used in sheets.

Creating Custom Fields for a Sheet Set

Creating custom fields for the sheets in a sheet set.

Mapping the Page Setup Override File in a Sheet Set

Setting the template file for Page Setup Overrides

Creating a Page Setup Override Template

Creating a template for use with a sheet set page setup override

Creating a Template for Sheets

Creating a template with multiple layout setups.

Editing Custom Sheet Properties

Manipulating custom sheet properties

Creating and Moving Subsets

Adding and moving subsets of sheets using the Sheet Set Manager

Creating New Sheets in a Sheet Set

Using the Sheet Lists tab in the Sheet Set Manager.

Renaming and Renumbering a Sheet

Renaming and Renumbering sheets.

Removing a Sheet from a Sheet Set

Deleting a sheet from the sheet set.

Importing a Sheet into a Sheet Set

Importing a sheet into a sheet set

Creating a Drawing Index from a Sheet Set

Adding a Drawing Index to your sheets

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