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Autodesk Roadway Design for InfraWorks 360 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press

Autodesk Roadway Design for InfraWorks 360 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press

Eric Chappell

ISBN: 978-1-118-91599-8

Jun 2014

118 pages

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Learn the fundamentals of Roadway Design for InfraWorks and InfraWorks 360

Autodesk Roadway Design for InfraWorks 360 Essentials offers engineers a hands-on guide that includes straightforward explanations and real-world exercises to demonstrate the software's features and functions. This indispensible book is filled with compelling screenshots that illustrate the steps needed to get up to speed with InfraWorks and InfraWorks 360, both of which give users the power to accelerate the roadway design process and streamline decision making. The book offers specific guidance for creating new designs, and includes information on how to best use the powerful module-specific tools and functions, such as intersection optimization and sightline analysis for safety.

Autodesk Roadway Design for InfraWorks 360 Essentials introduces users to the Roadway Design interface and shows how to combine 2D CAD, GIS, raster, and 3D models, including those created with Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D civil engineering software. The resource is designed so users can download starting and ending files for the exercises, making it easy to go anywhere in the book and compare results with the professionals.

  • Offers a how-to guide for accessing the exercises and task-based tutorials that will allow users to quickly become productive with the InfraWorks' roadway software module
  • Reveals the basics for creating compelling simulations and visualizations
  • Shows how to store, manage, and share roadway design models
  • Teaches how to access the software's unique design tools

Autodesk Roadway Design for InfraWorks 360 Essentials is the one guide that offers the key to unlocking the potential of powerful design and collaboration software.

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Introduction xiii

Chapter 1 Getting Started 1

Understanding the Capabilities of Roadway Design for InfraWorks 360 1

Engineering Geometry 1

Rules-Based Design 3

Profiles 4

Intersections 5

Sight Distance Analysis 5

Profile Optimization 6

Generate Civil 3D Drawings 7

Navigating Roadway Design for InfraWorks 360 8

Analysis Toolbar 9

Design Toolbar 9

Review Toolbar 10

Exercise 1.1: Explore Roadway Design for InfraWorks 360 11

Chapter 2 Designing Roads 15

Creating Roads 15

Exercise 2.1: Create Design Roads 18

Introducing the Road Asset Card 20

Editing Roads Graphically 20

Editing with Gizmos 21

Exercise 2.2: Edit a Road Using Gizmos 23

Editing with the Context Menus 25

Exercise 2.3: Edit a Road Using Context Menus 29

Working with Style Zones 31

Exercise 2.4: Apply Style Zones 32

Working with Lane Zones 35

Exercise 2.5: Edit the Number of Lanes 36

Configuring Roadside Grading 37

Fixed Width 37

Fixed Slope 38

Exercise 2.6: Configure Roadside Grading 39

Using the Profile View Panel 41

Editing in Profile View 45

Exercise 2.7: Edit in Profile View 46

Working with Intersections 48

The Intersection Asset Card 49

The Turning Zone Asset Card 50

Intersection Gizmos 51

Working with Widening Zones 53

Exercise 2.8: Design an Intersection 55

Chapter 3 Using Advanced Functions 59

Using Profile Optimization 59

Using the Profile Optimization Panel 60

Exercise 3.1: Optimize Your Profile 65

Getting Your Optimization Results 67

Exercise 3.2: Get Your Optimization Results 69

Analyzing Sight Distance 71

Analyzing a Roadway for Sight Distance 72

Exercise 3.3: Analyze a Road’s Sight Distance 75

Analyzing an Intersection for Sight Distance 77

Exercise 3.4: Analyze an Intersection’s Sight Distance 79

Creating Civil 3D Drawings 82

The Select A Model Road View 83

The Select Surface View 84

The Specify Civil 3D Options View 85

The Final Result 86

Exercise 3.5: Generate Civil 3D Drawings 87

Index 91

Chapter 01
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11. Click the zone you just created. Then on the Road asset card, change the value for Lanes to 3. After a pause to regenerate, an extra lane will be added in the zone you have selected.
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36Text Correction
Page 36, Step 10, the value in parentheses should be 1+370
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