AutoCAD Civil 3D         2009 for Engineers
Sham Tickoo, Purdue University Calumet and 
, Civil Engineer
Published by CADCIM Technologies, USA

ISBN: 978-1-932709-56-8
Paperback, 704 Pages

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AutoCAD Civil 3D 2009 for Engineers is a comprehensive textbook that explains the concepts and principles of AutoCAD Civil 3D though practical examples, tutorials, and exercises. This enables users to harness the power of AutoCAD Civil 3D for their specific use. A number of "Civil Engineering" related examples have been used as projects to ensure that the user can relate his knowledge of this book with the real-world designs.

This textbook consists of 12 chapters that are organized in a pedagogical sequence covering Points Creations, Surface Creations, Google Earth Interoperability, Surface Analysis, Corridor Modeling, Pipe Networks, and Vault. Each chapter begins with a command section that provides a detailed explanation of the commands and tools in AutoCAD Civil 3D.

Following are the additional features of this book:
 Detailed explanation of AutoCAD Civil 3D commands and tools
 Real-world civil engineering projects as tutorials and with step-by-step explanation
 Emphasis on why and how with explanation
 Tips and Notes throughout the textbook
 704 pages of heavily illustrated text  
 Self-Evaluation Tests, Review Questions, and Exercises at the end of each chapter

Brief Table of Contents
Chapter 1:  Introduction to AutoCAD Civil 3D 2009
Chapter 2:
  Working with Points
Chapter 3:  Creating Surfaces
Chapter 4:  Surface Volumes and Analysis
Chapter 5:  Alignments
Chapter 6:  Working with Profiles
Chapter 7:
 Working with Assemblies and Subassemblies
Chapter 8:  Working with Corridors
Chapter 9:   Cross Sections
Chapter 10: Grading
Chapter 11:
Pipe Networks
Chapter 12: Working with Plan Production Tools, Data Shortcuts, and Vault

Evaluation Chapters of AutoCAD Civil 3D 2009 for Engineers textbook (zipped pdf files)

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c02-civil-3d-2009-eval  (902 KB)
c06-civil-3d-2009-eval (1.51 MB)
c09-civil-3d-2009-eval  (2.21 MB)
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AutoCAD Civil 3D 2009 Files (zipped files)
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  c02-civil-3d-2009 (902 KB), c03-civil-3d-2009 (902 KB),
c04-civil-3d-2009 (902 KB), c05-civil-3d-2009 (902 KB),
c06-civil-3d-2009 (902 KB), c07-civil-3d-2009 (902 KB),
c08-civil-3d-2009 (902 KB), c09-civil-3d-2009 (902 KB),
c10-civil-3d-2009 (902 KB), c11-civil-3d-2009 (902 KB),
c12-civil-3d-2009 (902 KB)
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