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Introducing AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2010 by Rick Graham, James Wedding

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Chapter 11. Sections

Many projects require the designer to create sections along an alignment. These sections may show existing ground along a river, a combination of existing ground and proposed ground along an embankment, or detailed design elements of a road or pipes under a highway. Civil 3D provides tools to sample, view, and analyze this necessary information.

This chapter includes the following topics:

  • Sampling section data along an alignment

  • Creating a section view

  • Labeling pipe crossings in a section view

  • Creating multiple section views

  • Analyzing construction materials by section

Sampling Section Data along an Alignment

Just as a profile is sampled along an alignment, a section is sampled along a sample line. Before you can draw sections or create ...

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