Have you ever wondered if there was a more efficient way to keep the AutoCAD Civil 3D styles, settings, layers and other standard components in your drawings up to date? You can using a new feature in Civil 3D 2018 called a reference template. The command is found on the Manage tab > Styles palette > Reference
Beginning in the 1920s, municipal airports were breaking ground around the world. Over the years, these airports grew into international hubs for the largest airlines and vital connections for travelers.
But somewhere along the way, perhaps in part because they had the advantage of being newer, other airports rose to the top in efficiency, convenience, technological advancement, architectural design, and overall enjoyable experience for travelers.
If you were following the news earlier this month you are aware of the situation at Oroville Dam in California, the tallest dam in the United States. Rising water in the dam prompted the evacuation of 188,000 people and had the attention of the entire nation and much of the world. Operators of the dam were forced to use an overflow spillway and then the emergency spillway to bring water levels down and prevent water from flowing over the main dam. Erosion damage took place as a result of using both spillways and there was much concern about a catastrophic failure of the dam. It was truly a crisis.
Topics: Civil Engineering