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Using Point, DEM, Contour, Breakline, and Boundary Data in Surfaces 64 Working with the Terrain Model Explorer

. . . . . . . . . . 65 Creating Surface Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Creating Breaklines to Use in Surface Generation . . . . . . 67 Creating Contours to Use in Surface Generation . . . . . . 68 Creating Boundaries to Use in Surface Generation . . . . . . 69 Building Surfaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Creating Finished Ground Data for Surfaces . . . . . . . . . . 73 Editing Surfaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Edit History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 Creating Contours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 Creating Contours from a Surface . . . . . . . . . . . 76 Calculating Volumes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79

Chapter 5

Working with Alignments and Parcels .

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Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . Working with Alignments . . . . . . Multi-User Alignment Database . . . Drawing Alignment Geometry . . . Defining an Object as a Road Alignment Making an Alignment Current . . . Editing a Road Alignment. . . . . Drafting Road Results . . . . . . Working with Parcels . . . . . . . . Drawing Parcel Geometry . . . . . Defining Parcels to the Parcel Database Managing Parcels . . . . . . .

Chapter 6

Listing and Annotating Plans

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Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . Listing Object Data. . . . . . . . . . . CAD-Based Inquiry Commands . . . . . AutoCAD Land Desktop Inquiry Commands. Labeling Objects . . . . . . . . . . . Label Styles . . . . . . . . . . . Editing Label Styles . . . . . . . . .

Chapter 7

Importing and Exporting Data in LandXML Format


Using the LandXML Import and Export Commands . Exporting Data in LandXML Format . . . . . . Importing LandXML Data . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Chapter 8

Introduction to the Civil Engineering Tools .


Civil Engineering Tools . . . . . . Accessing the Civil Engineering Tools . Menus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Chapter 9

Using Grading Commands.

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Overview of Grading . . . . . . . . . . . . Finished Ground Data . . . . . . . . . . Using Grading Objects and Daylighting Commands . . Creating a Grading Object . . . . . . . . . . . Editing a Grading Object . . . . . . . . . . . Creating Contours and Surface Data from a Grading Object Creating a Grading Plan Using Daylighting Commands . Working with Ponds . . . . . . . . . . . .

Chapter 10

Hydrology and Hydraulics .

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Hydrology and Hydraulics . . . . . . Sample Hydrology Files . . . . . Gathering Data for Hydrologic Analysis . Using the Hydrology Calculators . . . . Calculating Runoff . . . . . . . . Using the Hydraulic Structure Calculators . Routing Ponds . . . . . . . . .

Chapter 11

Working with the Layout Commands .


Using the Layout Menu. . Creating Intersections . . Creating Cul-de-Sacs . . Creating Parking Stalls . . Creating Sports Fields . . Creating Walks and Patios . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Chapter 12

Viewing and Editing Roads in Profile View

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Viewing and Editing Roads in Profile View . . . . . . . Storage Location of Alignment and Profile Data . . . . Changing the Profile Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . Sampling the Existing Ground to Create Profile Data . . . . Sampling the Existing Ground Profile Data from a Surface . Creating Existing Ground Profiles . . . . . . . . . . Creating Finished Ground Profiles . . . . . . . . . . Superimposing Vertical Alignment Data . . . . . . . .

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