Chapter 18 Analyzing, Displaying, and Annotating Surfaces

In Chapter 17, “Designing New Terrain,” you experienced a few examples of using the AutoCAD® Civil 3D® software to design new terrain in the form of lot grading and pond design. With more time, you would have completed the shaping of all the lots, resulting in a grading design for the entire project. Now that all the major grading design components are complete (roads, lots, and a pond in this example), it’s time to combine them into one complete design. Once you have done this, you can analyze the design to ensure that it meets several additional design and construction requirements. This analysis may result in the need for an adjustment to the design, at which time you’ll begin an ...

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