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Grading Design in Civil 3D OnDemand

Understanding the wide array of grading creation and editing tools that are available in Civil 3D is one of the greatest struggles for designers and technicians. Taking those tools and applying them to an actual Residential Site Design is even more difficult. This class teaches students practical use of Civil 3D Grading functions by developing grading for a proposed site, across all class sessions. This class is more than just an explanation of available grading tools. It teaches students how to use them on real world projects to generate realistic grading results.

Virtual Training

This Course is OnDemand

This course will be hosted at  https://lms.on-demand.academy/ Use your AGC/Atlas Login credentials in order to access your training courses. If you do not have AGC/Atlas Login credentials, please create an account in  https://lms.on-demand.academy/ using the same email address you used when purchasing the course to access the content.

It may take up to 45 minutes for your course to be ready and enrolled.

Contact training@agc-ca.org if you have questions or require assistance.

Course Curriculum

Session 1 – Feature Line Grading

• Creating Feature Lines from existing objects/surface elevations
• Creating New Feature Lines
• Creating/Extracting Feature Lines from Corridors
• Adding Feature Lines to Surfaces
• Editing Feature Line geometry
• Editing Feature Line elevations
• Working with Stepped Offsets

Session 2 – Grading Objects

• Creating Simple Grading Objects
• Dynamic Interaction of Grading Objects
• Building Surfaces from Grading Objects
• Creating Grading Objects from Feature Lines
• Daylighting Using Grading Objects
• Detention Basin Creation

Session 3 – Proposed Surface Design

• Understanding Surface Data Types
• Working with Breaklines
• Creating a Design Surface
• Dynamic interaction of data sources and surfaces
• Creating/Modifying Surface Display Styles
• Creating/Modifying Surface Label Styles
• Adding Contour Labels
• Adding Surface Point Labels

Session 4 – Additional Grading Tools

• Understanding Parcels as Grading Tools
• Creating Grading Objects from Parcels
• Editing Parcel Elevations
• Editing Parcel Geometry
• Extracting Dynamic Feature Lines from Corridors
• Manual Contouring of Surfaces
• Merging Surfaces

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