SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING

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Create cross sections reversed to a stations

In most cases cross sections are consistent to a stations direction.
You can change this order e.g. in hydrology projects where a constrution work direction is reversed to a river flow direction in Autodesk Civil 3D.

Make your own grade “1 IN 2” description format

You can change the grade format to the form which is used in your country or which you prefer
in Autodesk Civil 3D.
In spite of that it’s the same grade, the format that describes it may vary the meaning.

Make your own vertical distance label

Make your own vertical distance label showing a distance between two profiles on any location.
You can measure the vertical distance on your Profile View.

This method work in Autodesk Civil 3D 2012 and 2011, 2010

Make your own vertical curve data label

- Create a profile curve data label in profile view data bands in Autodesk Civil 3D 2011
- Add your own expressions to profile view data bands

You can do it simply and easily by using this method.
Just watch this movie below (duration 4 minutes)

Show minimum and maximum design profile elevation points

Using this method you can show minimum and maximum design profile elevation points
in Autodesk Civil 3D.

1. Choose Home and set Settings from the Toolspace panel,
2. Next choose the Curve from the Profile and the Label Style,
3. Add a new label and set some meaningful description e.g. ‘Min and Max Elevation’,

Get surface elevations for noise wall piles

- Find surface elevations for a spiral noise wall exactly on piles’s intervals in Autodesk Civil 3D 2011
- Get surface elevations for noise wall piles and use them for your engineering calculations

You can do it simply and easily by using this method.
Just watch this movie below (duration 6 minutes)