Overview

3D design tools for civil engineering

Use the intelligent, model-based tools in Infrastructure Design Suite to gain more accurate, accessible, and actionble insight throughout the lifecycle of your civil engineering projects. 

 

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Understand and communicate project dependencies better

  • Explore and communicate design concepts
  • Get projects approved faster and help win work
  • Promote greater visibility into project constructability

Maintain more consistent data, context, processes

  • Aggregate data from a variety of formats
  • Develop more consistent, accurate construction documentation
  • Apply industry standards more easily

Respond more quickly to change

  • Gain greater flexibility to make design changes 
  • Apply discipline-specific tools for a more streamlined process
  • Improve designs by conducting engineering analysis 

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Aggregate and visualize data more effectively

  • Manage data from many sources
  • Build large data-rich city models 
  • Enhance insight into existing conditions 

Analyze information to help inform decisions

  • Conduct spatial analysis to help see trends
  • Facilitate identification of priority locations
  • Analyze impacts of new developments

Communicate project options more easily

  • More quickly model and visualize alternatives
  • Show intent more effectively with realistic visuals 
  • Create thematic maps to support reporting requirements

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Create more consistent designs

  • Design in an AutoCAD environment
  • Improve accuracy with rules-based standards
  • Work more quickly with templates and workflows

Optimize with analysis

  • Calculate voltage drop and flicker
  • Calculate underground cable tension
  • Calculate overhead sag for wind and ice

Deliver more complete documentation

  • Deliver documentation in a single package
  • Provide more complete engineering data
  • Automate bill of materials creation

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Create better proposals

  • Demonstrate a better understanding of project needs
  • Create more realistic proposals of design alternatives
  • Communicate options more effectively 

Minimize project dependencies

  • Create visualizations to help validate design decisions
  • Help minimize construction documentation errors
  • Identify issues before construction

Improve profitability

  • Use tools to help decrease hours on fixed-cost projects
  • Accommodate last-minute changes more easily 
  • Support productivity with more consistent data

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Produce better designs

  • Minimize errors with model-based tools
  • Optimize with integrated analysis
  • Minimize documentation errors

Improve coordination

  • Share information with teams and stakeholders
  • Generate documentation as a by-product of the design 
  • Help identify issues earlier to minimize errors in the field

Achieve greater transparency

  • Attract more competitive bids 
  • Improve cost estimate accuracy
  • Demonstrate impact with more realistic visuals

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Promote design efficiency

  • Improve knowledge transfer
  • Optimize workflows to minimize rework
  • Incorporate industry design standards

Improve materials use

  • Optimize materials with engineering analysis
  • Improve design to construction processes
  • Deliver more accurate estimates

Improve data confidence

  • Help reduce time-consuming processes
  • Minimize as-built backlogs
  • Deliver design data to the enterprise

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Explore constructability virtually

  • Aggregate data for whole-project review
  • Understand scope of labor and materials better
  • Coordinate site and workflow planning more effectively

Improve cost reliability

  • Generate material takeoffs more rapidly 
  • Evaluate the cost of design alternatives
  • Help resolve conflicts before construction

Predict project outcomes more accurately

  • Simulate schedules and logistics in 4D
  • Assess and quantify scope changes
  • Communicate plans to stakeholders more easily 
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