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Webinar: Site Design & Grading

Updated July 18, 2023

This article applies to:
  • Terrain 3D
  • Terrain Forestry
  • RoadEng Civil
  • RoadEng Forestry

This webinar focused on the Terrain module (Terrain Tools), for site design and grading. Site design is made easy in Terrain with intuitive grading functions, feature creation and design of polygonal shapes such as ponds, pads, pits etc. We explored a variety of terrain functions including: digital terrain modeling, contouring, volume and earthwork calculations, design, grading, visualization and report generation, for use in a dam site design project.

0:00 Introduction
1:42 Project Overview
3:00 Breaklines & Terrain Modelling
6:41 Creating Contours
9:50 Working with the Grading Tool (Creating a dam feature)
16:17 Calculating Volumes
17:00 Modifying Graded Feature
18:40 Creating a Merged Surface
21:35 Calculate Volume Between surface (water volume for the dam)
26:33 Calculating Surface Intersection Features
30:00 Creating an output sheet
4:21 Q&A