Based on the successful construction of a sustainable water reuse (purple pipe) project, this class breaks down the steps for managing large diameter (20 inch +) waterlines on major (5+ miles) projects. We show the basics for modeling existing utilities, managing updates to utility models based on test pit data, and pulling from the AutoCAD® Civil 3D® road design toolset to develop waterline models. As we begin to dive into the pressure pipe tools of Civil 3D 2014, we discuss the transition to those new features. Next, we show you how to market the process of design on infrastructure projects, so as to show the 3D elements of what's still delivered as 2D paper plans. With expansive projects, the use of InfraWorks™ software has provided a great set of tools for quickly compiling data from multiple sources into a single location and present visualizations based on active design files to clients and the community.
- Explain the use of pipe/pressure networks in Civil 3D
- Establishing project management for a Civil 3D file that connects InfraWorks
- Create large scale visualizations with InfraWorks using GIS and Civil 3D design data
- Use Civil View connections to produce more advanced 3D presentations
First introduced to Civil 3D in college, Cody has aimed to implement the relevant design tools into creating advanced workflows for Dewberry's land development and infrastructure projects. As a site/civil engineer in Fairfax VA, working in and around DC, many of the projects are redevelopment efforts and include complex existing and proposed infrastructure. As something of a passion, Cody has always admired architectural visualizations, and continues to find ways to deliver engineering projects with the same presentation quality. We've seen tremendous support from clients on continuing to model our projects, and present the models through rich images and videos produced by supporting software such as InfraWorks and 3ds Max Design.
As Dewberry's Director of Virtual Design, Jennifer Taylor is responsible for leading the strategic direction for the implementation of BIM throughout the firm for both horizontal and vertical practice areas. Jennifer has not only developed internal technical plans for implementing standards and corporate wide training objectives, but has also worked closely with Clients to help them understand the use in project work and how it's use translates to more efficient building methods. Additionally, Jennifer's expertise allows Dewberry the value-added service of working with Clients to develop the vision for how the Client will be able to utilize the technology after the project is completed.