Chapter 2. Working with Survey

This chapter describes the Survey functionality in Civil 3D®. You can work directly with total station and GPS observation data to automatically create pre-engineering base plans and existing ground surface models. You can also edit field data to adjust control coordinates, backsight angles, prism heights and any other type of observed data. You use the import Survey Data wizard to streamline the process for working with survey data.

The Creating Survey Databases lesson describes how you create and establish the units in the survey database. The Creating Survey Networks lesson describes how you use a survey network to organize data in the survey database. In the Creating Figure Styles and Prefixes lesson, you use ...

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