Feature Lines have always carried the X,Y (like an Alignment) and the Z (similar to a Profile). I'm glad to finally see this AWESOME update in Civil 3D 2017, giving users the ability to create a Corridor from a Feature Line.
Tagged with Civil Engineering, Feature Lines, Profile Labels, Corridors, Civil 3D, Alignment, AutoCAD Civil 3D, Civil Infrastructure, Autodesk Civil 3D, Civil 3D 2017, Horizontal Baseline, Vertical Baseline
This is what we have been waiting for since the first release of Corridors... The ability for Corridors to turn tight corners without bumping into itself. We addressed this behavior and possible workarounds this in an earlier blog post, Casual Corridors.
OLD ISSUE: BOW TIE
In the new release of Civil 3D 2017, we gained a few more Pressure Pipe catalogs and a few more parts. Using the SetPressureNetworkCatalog command we can see the complete list
Since the release of Civil 3D Feature Lines, their interaction has plagued us. We discussed this very issue in a previous 2014 blog article, Grading Gone Wrong.
Autodesk took the hint and added in the use of Feature Line styles to control the Split point resolution within the Sites > Feature Lines > Properties…
When multiple alignments are present at an intersection, Civil 3D will recognize ALL of the alignments and create funky corridors.
It is not a typical scenario to have multiple alignments stacked up in the same location. However, there are some reasons for overlaps, such as:
During a recent AutoCAD Civil 3D Survey Class, we came across an issue when trying to customize the appearance of point labels within the Description Keys Configuration.
The Description Key ignores any value assigned to the "Label Fixed Rotation" field.
Tagged with Technical Support, Civil Engineering, Tech Support, Infrastructure, Technology, Civil 3D, AutoCAD Civil 3D, Software, Civil Infrastructure, Autodesk, Description Key, Label Fixed Rotation, Description Key Configurators, Marker Fixed Rotation
BIM for Infrastructure is now!
This is your chance to learn how to take advantage of BIM within Infrastructure throughout design, engineering, and construction. As an ever increasing number of infrastructure projects use Building Information Modeling (BIM), many in the industry are realizing they need to embrace BIM to compete and win new work. A range of appealing benefits accompany projects that use a BIM-based approach: less rework, fewer errors, enhanced collaboration, and useful design data.
Tagged with Building information modeling, Vehicle Swept Path, Vehicle Tracking, Autodesk Vehicle Tracking, Infrastructure, BIM, News & Events, Infraworks 360, Civil Infrastructure, Autodesk, Infrastructure Design Suite
Autodesk® Vehicle Tracking 2015 software is a comprehensive transportation analysis and design solution for vehicle swept path analysis.
Advanced Solutions is now offering a one-day class for anyone wanting to verify their design will accommodate certain vehicles, learn how to easily move any vehicle down a designated path, view vehicle swept paths in both 2D and 3D, create animations to share with stakeholders, run data analysis, and so much more.
FLUG is the Florida Local Users Group, which still poses the question, "What is FLUG?"
The Florida Local Users Group strives to provide a common Forum where Individuals of the Bentley and Autodesk communities, such as Local Community Users, CADD Technicians & Developers and Third-Party Vendors & Developers can come together to share ideas, building knowledge of the Industry Changes, Software Development & Support and Effective Training. FLUG runs both a spring and a fall conference each year to keep their members up-to-date on the local policies, like FDOT updates, as well as the latest in software and innovative industry related technology. The fall 2014 conference is taking place next week, from November 12-14th in Tampa, Florida.
Advanced Solutions is proud to be a Silver Sponsor of FLUG Fall 2014 and will have the privilege to present two in-depth classes at the conference. Attendees will extend their networks and learn about the latest Autodesk software, including innovative cloud-based solutions for engineers and architects. This year Autodesk and Advanced Solutions have partnered with FLUG to expand the offering of workshops and classes to be featured during the conference.
Tagged with Tampa, Engineer, FDOT, AEC, transportation, Infrastructure, Autodesk Vehicle Tracking 2014, Civil 3D, AutoCAD, Swept path analysis, Advanced Solutions, FLUG, AutoCAD Civil 3D, Autodesk Vault, News & Events, Civil Infrastructure, Autodesk, Environmental Engineer
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