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Learning AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014

In this Civil 3D 2014 training course from expert trainer Seth Cohen, you will learn how to use the tools and techniques available to you in this civil engineering design and documentation solution software. This tutorial is designed for beginners, and no previous experience with Civil 3D software is required.

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Standard mapped materials - Image Maps

Image maps are applied to materials for many different purposes. They have to be scaled and positioned on the object using a UVW Map modifier or a Map Scaler modifier. This tutorial steps you through the process.

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Options for Creating Objects

There are a number of ways of creating the three main elements of a landscape scene, surfaces, edges and objects, each one demending an understanding of the creation methods and tools at hand. This tutorial shows you how.

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Multi/Sub-Object materials

A Multi/Sub-Object material is a container for a number of sub-materials. This type of material is used when you need to assign different materials to different parts of an object and is used in infrastructure and environment projects mainly for objects such as benches, tables, lamposts, buildings etc. This tutorial works through a number of examples.

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Direct Distance Entry

The essential way of working with AutoCAD

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AutoCAD 2010: The User Interface - Part 1

This video tutorial takes you on a guided tour of the AutoCAD 2010 user interface. This is the best place to start for beginners. Running time: 3min 56sec

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User Co-ordinate Systems

This tutorial describes what UCSs are, why we need them and how to use them. The correct use of UCSs with AutoCAD is the key to producing good 3D models and they can also help with 2D work.

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The UCS Icon

All about the UCS icon.

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Loft Mapping

This tutorial follows on from the simple Loft tutorial in Options for Creating Objects and demonstrates how to map a material along a lofted object.

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Advanced AutoCAD 2014

In this advanced AutoCAD 2014 training course, expert author Brian Benton builds on your basic AutoCAD knowledge, and teaches you more advanced concepts and complex ways to apply the tools available to you in this CAD software program from Autodesk.

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AutoCAD 2010: The ViewCube

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This tutorial introduces the ViewCube and describes how it can be used for effectively navigating your 3D drawings. Running time: 6min 13sec

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