April 4, 2013

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 Pressure Pipe Improvements

Civil 3D 2014 has been released and you are scrambling to find out what’s new.

Relax! Ideate brings to you a series of blog posts and YouTube videos telling you exactly what’s needed to plan accordingly. In this post we discuss some of the enhancements in pressure pipe networks.

With the release of Civil 3D 2013 you saw the introduction of Pressure Pipe Networks. 2014 moves the agenda forward and adds some exciting features to this functionality. Here are some major improvements. 

Create Pressure Pipe from Objects
Create a pressure pipe network from objects viz. line, polyline, feature line or survey figure.

Add Pressure Networks to Section Views
Well, as it says, see the figure below – blue: storm drain pipe; cyan: water pipe

Sort Pressure Network Part Lists by Size
As you can see below there is a sort option

In the forthcoming posts we will focus more on these functionalities.

Don’t forget to look through other great features our Ideate Technical Team has found in the new 2014 releases for Revit MEP, Revit Structure, Revit Architecture, AutoCAD and more: ideateinc.com/2014

Gaurav Bagga
Ideate Infrastructure Solutions Application Specialist

Gaurav is a well rounded Application Engineer and Project Manager for Infrastructure Solutions at Ideate based out of San Francisco. He has over 15 years experience in construction industry and has been helping numerous small, medium and ENR 500 firms maximize their CAD investment for the last ten years. Gaurav is an Autodesk Certified Instructor and Autodesk Civil 3D Implementation Certified Expert. He has taught at several conferences, CAD Camps and Autodesk University. He has taught AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Land Desktop and Map 3D to thousands of students and helps Ideate develop the Infrastructure Services curriculum and courses. With his extensive CAD technology background he helps Bay Area engineering and surveying firms analyze and improve their design and drawing production process thereby improving productivity and the bottom line. Follow Gaurav on Twitter: @BeGeez

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