Stylizn' Volume Surfaces

May 12, 2014 By Leo Lavayen Leave a comment

A Civil 3D TIN Volume surface can be created by comparing two TIN surfaces manually or using the Volumes Dashboard as seen in an earlier post. Let’s take a volume surface created from a proposed pond design on an existing surface, and see what we can do with it.

Proposed Pond surface on Existing Grade

Once a TIN Volume surface is available in a drawing it can be stylized - using for example a Contour style (showing depth elevations) or an Elevation Analysis style (showing in plan cut/fill areas).

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Tagged with Surface Styles, Contour, TIN Volume, Infrastructure, Civil 3D, Autodesk, Volumes

Volumes Dashboard vs Composite Volumes

March 14, 2014 By Leo Lavayen Leave a comment

Autodesk Civil 3D provides great tools for calculating cut, fill, and net volumes between surfaces. Early releases of Civil 3D (2012 and back) analyzed composite surface volumes in the Panorama vista in the Composite Volumes tab (a table like static viewer).

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Tagged with Tech Support, Volumes Dashboard, Infrastructure, Composite Volumes, Civil 3D, Autodesk, Volumes

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