Exploring AutoCAD Civil 3D  2012                          
Sham Tickoo, Purdue University Calumet and 
CADCIM Technologies, USA
Published by CADCIM Technologies, USA

ISBN: 978-1-936646-04-3
Paperback, 704 Pages


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Exploring AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 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 so on. 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 2012
Chapter 2:
  Working with Points
Chapter 3:  Working with 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:  Sample Lines, Sections, and Quantity Takeoffs
Chapter 10: Feature Lines and Grading
Chapter 11:
Pipe Networks
Chapter 12: Working with Plan Production Tools,
and Data Shortcuts
Index

Evaluation Chapters of AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 for Engineers textbook (zipped pdf files)
 

  toc_civil_3d_2012.zip                c01_civil_3d_2012_eval.zip
c02_civil_3d_2012_eval.zip
 
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AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 Files (zipped files)
Files used in tutorials and illustrations of the book
  ch02_civil_3d_2012                  ch03_civil_3d_2012
ch04_civil_3d_2012                  ch05_civil_3d_2012
ch06_civil_3d_2012                  ch07_civil_3d_2012
ch08_civil_3d_2012                  ch09_civil_3d_2012
ch10_civil_3d_2012                  ch11_civil_3d_2012
ch12_civil_3d_2012
Tutorials   c02_civil_3d_2012_tut.zip         c03_civil_3d_2012_tut.zip
c04_civil_3d_2012_tut.zip         c05_civil_3d_2012_tut.zip
c06_civil_3d_2012_tut.zip         c07_civil_3d_2012_tut.zip
c08_civil_3d_2012_tut.zip         c09_civil_3d_2012_tut.zip
c10_civil_3d_2012_tut.zip         c11_civil_3d_2012_tut.zip
c12_civil_3d_2012_tut.zip
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