Civil 3D Training - Roadwork


This video series takes a look at the features, routines, and commands in Civil 3D that pertain specifically to roadway design. The lessons are taught by a practicing civil engineer using real-world projects.


Includes the "Civil 3D Styles" lesson series.


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Civil 3D Road Design Lesson Highlights

  • Introduction and Overview
  • Alignments
    • Introduction
    • Alignment styles
    • Types of alignments
    • Fixed, floating & free entities
    • Creating alingments
    • Alignment properties
    • Design criteria
    • Editing with Grips
    • Using the alingment editor
    • Offset alignments
    • Widening an alignment
    • Superelevations
    • Station/geometry/offset labeling
    • Line and curve tables
  • Profiles
    • Profile styles
    • Provile view styles
    • Existing surface sampling
    • Layout/proposed profiles
    • Editing profiles (grips)
    • Editing profiles (layout editor)
    • Editing profile views
    • Splitting a profile view
  • Assemblies & Subassemblies
    • The subassembly tool palette
    • Creating an assembly
    • Editing an assembly
    • Adding to the tool palette
    • The components of a corridor
    • Creating a corridor
    • Editing a corridor
    • Points, links, shapes, and feature lines
    • Corridor surfaces
    • Volume calculations
    Advanced Corridor Functions
    • Intersections
    • Cul-de-sacs
    • Roundabouts
  • Cross-Sections
    • Cross section styles
    • Cross section view styles
    • Creating the sample lines
    • Creating the section views
    • Material lists
    • Volumes/mass haul reports
  • Summary and Review

Requirements: Pentium or faster computer, 1280 x 960 or higher video resolution, sound card and speakers, CD-ROM drive, 256 MB RAM. Windows XP and above for most versions. Macromedia flash player 5.0 or higher.


Basic installation requires 10 MB hard drive space. Additional hard drive space is required if you choose to store the lesson files on your hard drive instead of running them from the CD-ROM. Note that lesson files can be stored on a network hard drive and shared among other registered users of the product. (A separate copy must be purchased for each computer that you wish to run the software on.)