4 Steps to Improving Aerial Image Quality in Autodesk InfraWorks 360

December 14, 2015 By Leo Lavayen Leave a comment

One of my favorite Autodesk presenters, Angel Espinoza, shared some insight into improving the quality of Aerial Images from models built using the Autodesk InfraWorks 360 Model Builder. I found this information so helpful, I thought I would share the 4 Steps to Improving Aerial Image Quality in InfraWorks 360.


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Transforming Infrastructure with BIM!

October 02, 2015 By April Raque Leave a comment

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

BIM for Transportation Comes to the Ohio DOT

April 16, 2015 By April Raque Leave a comment

In May 2015, a panel of industry experts, including Bruce Milligan, Autodesk Infrastructure Product Specialist, James Wedding, P.E., Autodesk Senior Technical Specialist, and Kevin Stacy, P.S., Advanced Solutions Manager of AEC Engineering Services, will explore the ODOT design requirements and the details of the Autodesk Ohio State Kit. Attendees will get an in-depth tour of the Autodesk transportation portfolio, including newer tools such as Autodesk InfraWorks 360™ and Autodesk Vehicle Tracking.


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Heather Adams to Speak at the 2015 KSPE Annual Convention

March 23, 2015 By April Raque Leave a comment


Heather Adams, PE CAPM
Education Specialist Manager
Advanced Solutions

Heather Adams, PE CAPM, will speak during the 2015 Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers (KSPE) Annual Convention in Covington, Kentucky on April 8-10, 2015.

Heather Adams, is an Education Specialist Manager for Advanced Solutions, Inc. At Advanced Solutions, Heather provides training and consulting services to our customers by helping them get the most out of their design software. She specializes in teaching Autodesk Civil 3D, Map 3D, Infraworks, and AutoCAD.

Prior to joining Advanced Solutions, Heather attended the University of Tennessee where she received her bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and was inducted into Chi Epsilon Honor Society. She recently received her Professional Engineer License, as well as ACI (Autodesk Certified Instructor) status through Autodesk.

She has held positions in firms specializing in a variety of disciplines including Land Surveying, Residential and Commercial Design, and Pipe Design.


Tagged with Residential Design, Commercial Design, Kentucky Wesleyan College, KSPE, Pipe Design, Chi Epsilon Honor Society, Land Surveying, Autodesk Certified Instructor, Infrastructure, Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers, PE, University of Tennessee, Civil 3D, AutoCAD, CAPM, University of Kentucky, ACI, News & Events, Infraworks 360, University of Louisville, Autodesk, Professional Engineer

Bridge Design for InfraWorks 360

April 01, 2014 By Rob Wiederman Leave a comment

A new offering in the InfraWorks portfolio is the Bridge Design for InfraWorks 360. As you can see in the capture below, it is located under Specialize. Others you may see are roadway and drainage design, depending on additional options purchased.

In the example I have created below, I have shown a proposed road crossing an existing highway.


Tagged with bridge, Infrastructure, Civil 3D, civil, Infraworks 360, Infraworks, Autodesk

Model Builder in InfraWorks 360

March 24, 2014 By Rob Wiederman Leave a comment

One of the new options in InfraWorks 360 is the Model Builder. Model Builder is a preview only option, and requires the user to agree to terms prior to access.

It is designed for the user to type in an address, or zoom to a given area in which they would like to create a model as seen in the capture below. Once you have your given area chosen, simply enter a name for model and choose the 360 group associated with your account. These options are located in the bottom left as seen below. InfraWorks now goes out to the web to grab a surface, imagery, and pertinent information such as roads and buildings.


Tagged with Model Builder, AEC, Infrastructure, AutoCAD Civil 3D, Infraworks 360, Infraworks, Autodesk

InfraWorks 360 new User Interface

March 18, 2014 By Rob Wiederman Leave a comment

This past month, Autodesk Infraworks 360 was released. The user interface has been changed to be more contextual, were each icon will lead us to a specific group of commands.

As you can see from the capture, you are given a few choices to select from the top of the screen. For example if I select the I, the following options will be presented.

From here, create and manage your model, select model features, create conceptual features, and analyze your model.


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