This class will cover the use of InfraWorks 360 software as a bridge modeling and design tool in the context of a wider transportation project, and we’ll explore a workflow to AutoCAD Civil 3D software, Revit software, and Structural Bridge Design software. You will learn how to create concrete bridges in InfraWorks 360 software and use the Line Girder Analysis cloud service to quickly validate the girders against different design standards and establish the required prestressing. You will learn how you can then simply open up the corresponding analytical model directly in Structural Bridge Design software for further refinement, as well as carry out more-detailed analysis and design checks. You will learn how to open up the InfraWorks 360 model in AutoCAD Civil 3D software to carry out further refinements to the site and create alignment drawings that include the bridges. You will also learn how you can create a Revit software model with a single click from the InfraWorks 360 model in order to add rebar and create structural drawings. This session features InfraWorks 360, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and Revit.
- Learn how to identify workable bridge designs at early project stage
- Learn how to produce structural calculations for concrete bridge beams
- Learn how to quickly model bridge structures in the context of a project landscape
- Learn how to use Revit to develop an InfraWorks 360 bridge model, add rebar, and create structural drawings
Andrew Manze has worked in the civil and structural engineering industry for over 30 years, functioning both in industry and in the specialist construction software sector. After training as a structural engineer in the United Kingdom in the late 1980s and working on a variety of unusual and novel international projects, Manze focused on supporting customers with a local structural engineering software firm. Manze then moved on to business development in the 3D modeling and structural-analysis software market, and he also spent many years bringing advanced structural-fabrication technology to the European and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) regions. In later years, Manze concentrated on the bridge analysis and design market, getting involved with the rollout of the eurocodes within engineering consultants in Europe, before joining Autodesk, Inc., in 2013 to support bridge technology in InfraWorks 360 software.
Ara Ashikian is the Senior Product Line Manager for the Autodesk Civil Structures product development teams. Prior to joining Autodesk in 2013, he had over 20 years of experience as a bridge engineer and a software developer, working on a large number of bridge projects, including preliminary, detailed and construction engineering design aspects for a wide range of bridge types. These projects included the detailed construction engineering of the EG LNG suspension bridge in Africa, as well as for the New Bay Bridge (self-anchored suspension bridge in California), the detailed engineering for the launching of the Kicking Horse Canyon in the Canadian Rockies as well as for the Coast Meridian.