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Introduction to Surveying: Field to Finish in AutoCAD Civil 3D

by Curtis Smith

This course focuses mainly on the tools that provide automation and optimization in the "Field to Finish" process of surveying and mapping. Software required: AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016, 2017

What you'll learn

AutoCAD Civil 3D offers a unique solution for Land Surveyors and Civil Engineers to work in a single software environment to complete land development projects. In this course, Introduction to Surveying: Field to Finish in AutoCAD Civil 3D, you will learn the basics of how the field measurement data is taken from the surveyor's instruments and processed into a dynamic Civil 3D model. First, you'll learn about survey objects and databases. Next, you will explore the portions of the Civil 3D user interface that are specific to Survey workflows, and dig into the Survey Settings. Finally, you will learn how to use Description Keys to control the look of points and their layers based on their Raw Description codes. When you're finished with this AutoCAD course, you'll not only have a strong understanding of AutoCAD Civil 3D, but you'll also be able to apply this knowledge and experience when surveying in your career. Software required: AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016, 2017.

About the author

Curtis is registered professional engineer (Florida and Tennessee) and BIM for civil infrastructure specialist at Innerlight Engineering Corporation in Miramar Beach, Florida. Curtis brings over 8 years of AutoCAD Civil 3D experience and AutoCAD Civil 3D Certified Professional status. His previous experience included the development and maintenance of drawing templates, workflow standards, BIM catalogs, training, and support for a large, multi-national architecture and engineering firm for its A... more

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