December 20, 2018
University of Virginia
351 McCormick Road, Thornton Hall
B Wing, 2nd Floor, Room B – 228A
GeoTechnical Fundamentals 1 Day workshop using Civil 3D and the GeoTech Module
This 1 Day workshop focuses on the workflows involved with Gathering, Organizing, Displaying, and Analyzing Geotechnical Data with Civil 3D and related tools like the GeoTechnical Module on a few investigation/remediation/design projects. The class is 50/50 hands on Lecture Demonstration.
Bring your own PC laptop with a minimum of 8 Gb RAM. Contact the instructor at firstname.lastname@example.org for guidance on loading the software on your computer prior to class. Trial versions or free education versions are available at https://www.autodesk.com/products/civil-3d/overview.
- Understand the Surfaces and Sub Surfaces
- Managing Point Data
- Format and import geotechnical data
- Use the new AutoCAD Civil 3D Geotechnical Extension
- Create a project and import geotechnical data into AutoCAD Civil 3D
- Create and visualize 3D boreholes and geology strata surfaces
- Create dynamic geotechnical profile views that display borehole log strips
- Display, style, and manage boreholes and strata surfaces in AutoCAD Civil 3D
- Display, style, and manage geotechnical profiles, including the generation of borehole log strips on the profiles
Charles “Chuck” A. Pietra
Chuck Pietra is Senior Technical Applications Manager for O’Brien & Gere Engineers where he heads up The Technical Application Group which manages all company technical software applications in the areas of CAD GIS environmental data management and construction management.
Chuck has been involved with the Autodesk reseller channel, and has authored several books and articles on CAD GIS and related topics. He is certified as an Autodesk Civil 3D Implementation Expert. Prior to his current position at OBG he owned his own Consulting firm which specialized in CAD and GIS implementation and training. Chuck frequently trains and guest speaks around the country.
Chuck holds a BA degree in Physics and a Master of Science in Physics both from S.U.N.Y Oswego
Who Should Attend
The class is for Environmental Professionals, Civil Engineers and Designers, and Civil CAD Professionals. The student will need to bring their own PC laptop with a minimum of 8 Gb RAM.
Note to UVA ESE Students: The course is ideally suited for students wishing to gain a proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D to compete for internships and entry-level positions.
Registration and Payment
The following registration fees cover the session, all course materials and meals:
Local Government: $125.00
Private Industry: $300.00
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