Join Eric Chappell for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding pipes, part of AutoCAD Civil 3D: Site Design.
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- [Instructor] With the inlets in place,…let's add some pipes to connect them together…and convey flow to where the pond will be.…I'll simply click one of the inlets in the drawing…and I'll go up to the ribbon and launch…the edit pipe network command.…Now I want to point out a common mistake…that people will make.…In their minds they're thinking,…I want to create some new pipes.…So they'll go up to the home tab of the ribbon…and expand pipe network, and say I want to use…the pipe network creation tools.…The thing that you have to realize when you do this…is you're creating a brand new network…and that's not what we want to do.…
We want to add to the network we've already created.…Now it doesn't seem like a network…because we've got these isolated inlets…that aren't connected at all, but actually it is.…These three inlets are part of a single network…and they understand that they're grouped together.…So we want to continue building that network…and adding pipes to it.…So we have to make sure that we edit that network,…
- What is site design?
- Creating feature lines
- Breaking, joining, trimming, and extending feature lines
- Adding and removing elevation points
- Raising and lowering feature lines
- Creating grading objects
- Building a grading scheme
- Creating curbs and parking lot surfaces
- Labeling a grading design
- Creating a storm design
- Adding inlets and pipes to a storm design
Skill Level Intermediate
AutoCAD Civil 3D: Designing Residential Projectswith Eric Chappell3h 12m Intermediate
Civil 3D: Designing Gravity Pipe Systemswith Eric Chappell3h 33m Intermediate
1. Understanding Site Design
What is site design?2m 53s
2. Feature Lines
3. Grading Objects
4. Practical Grading Example
5. Storm Design for Sites
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