Civil 3D

  • Civil 3D
    What does it portend for the nation’s aging dams? By Richard Massey, Civil + Structural Engineer While the final forensic report commissioned by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has yet to be issued, the causes of the catastrophic spillway failure at the Oroville Dam in northern California are essentially known — corrosion, erosion, poor drainage, […]

  • Aviation
    Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Data (IoT), Code, Cloud, Civil Engineering. Which one doesn’t belong? They all belong and a couple more—BIM, BEM, Automation, Parametric Modeling. Our world is fast becoming a place where everything that can be coded will be coded. The physics that governs the decisions we make as civil engineers can and is being […]

  • Civil & Surveying
    Industry Context A growing population, coupled with global urbanization trends, is emphasizing the importance of land development—better referred to as site development—in support of infrastructure projects. Today, more people live in urban and suburban areas than in rural areas worldwide (54 percent versus 46 percent in 2014) and the UN estimates that by 2050, 66 […]

  • Civil & Surveying
    June 28, 2017. Only just 2.5 months ago, we released new capabilities in InfraWorks (2018.0). Here we are again, with some more good stuff to share with you in this latest rev of InfraWorks. But first of all, if you already subscribe to InfraWorks, you can get this latest release by going to manage.autodesk.com. New […]

  • Civil 3D
    While technology may be constantly evolving and improving, the one constant is the rationale for these improvements.  In order to minimize costs, maximize uptime, and maintain safety, you must have better control over the design, construction, and management of the facility throughout the project lifecycle. Reimagining Plant is part of that initiative, to ask the […]

  • Civil & Surveying
    As surveyors, our “foresight” is the last reading taken before changing the instrument to the next position. It is something our profession has done for over 4700 years dating back to the Egyptians, the first practicing professional land surveyors. While the ”backsight”, our look back along a line of progress, has always been our known […]




  • Civil 3D
    Civil + Structural Engineer Recognizes exceptional professionals 40 years old or younger. This sixth annual Rising Stars in Civil Engineering and Rising Stars in Structural Engineering recognizes 29 professionals, 40 years old or younger working in the United States, who have shown exceptional technical capability, leadership ability, effective teaching or research, or public service benefiting the […]