Autodesk Bridge Design for InfraWorks 360 Essentials. 2nd Edition

  • ID: 3148831
  • Book
  • 96 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Learn Autodesk Bridge Design Quickly and Easily

Task–based and comprehensive, this Autodesk Official Press guide is devoted to InfraWorks 360′s bridge design vertical application. It′s crafted to get you up to speed and back to work quickly, with step–by–step tutorials, illustrative screenshots, and a companion website featuring downloadable starting and ending files. You will tour the interface and get acquainted with the tools, then learn to apply each tool and function as you create new bridge designs and add detail. By the end of this book, you′ll be ready to design beautiful, structurally viable bridges faster than you ever imagined possible using Bridge Design for InfraWorks 360.

Learn these Autodesk Bridge Design essentials and more:

  • Rules–based bridge design
  • Comprehensive bridge styles
  • Application of engineering geometry
  • Numerical editing for precise design
  • How to incorporate BIM, CAD, and GIS data into your designs
  • Graphical editing of bridge components
  • Using asset cards
  • Designing using properties

This striking Essentials book features:

  • Chapter–opening learning objectives
  • Step–by–step tutorials
  • Four–color screenshots and illustrations
  • Essentials and Beyond summaries and additional suggested exercises
  • Downloadable exercise files
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Introduction xv

Chapter 1 Getting Started 1

Understanding the Capabilities of Bridge Design for InfraWorks 360 1

Engineering Geometry 1

Rules–Based Design 5

Bridge Styles 6

Quantities 7

The Bridge Design User Interface 8

Bridge Design Intelligent Tools 8

Bridge Design Asset Cards 10

Right–Click Commands 12

Bridge Properties 13

Exercise 1.1: Explore the Bridge Design for InfraWorks 360 Software 13

Now You Know 18

Chapter 2 Designing Bridges 19

Creating Bridges 19

Exercise 2.1: Create a Bridge 22

Editing Bridges Graphically 24

Selecting Bridges and Bridge Components 24

Editing Bridges Using Gizmos 26

Exercise 2.2: Edit a Bridge Graphically 28

Using Bridge Design Asset Cards 30

Using the Bridge Asset Card 30

Exercise 2.3: Use the Bridge Asset Card 32

Using the Girder Asset Cards 34

Exercise 2.4: Use the Girder Asset Cards 41

Using the Abutment Asset Card 44

Exercise 2.5: Use the Abutment Asset Card 46

Using the Quantities Asset Card 49

Exercise 2.6: Use the Quantities Asset Card 50

Designing Using Properties 51

Bearing Properties 52

Girder Group Properties 53

Girder Properties 55

Abutment Properties 56

Pier Properties 57

Pier Foundation Properties 59

Exercise 2.7: Design Using Properties 61

Designing for Clearance 64

Exercise 2.8: Design for Clearance 66

Now You Know 69

Index 71

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About the Author

Eric Chappell, E.I.T. , a 20–year veteran in the world of civil engineering software, is a recognized expert on Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D and InfraWorks 360 and InfraWorks 360 LT. He has written training materials and conducted training for end users, trainers, and Autodesk employees around the globe, and has worked with Autodesk in authoring and developing two Autodesk certification exams. Eric is a highly rated instructor at Autodesk University, where he has taught for over 10 years.

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