Infrastructure Universe Vol. 33 – News and Updates
Hello fellow Infrastructure Universe dwellers,
Over the last few weeks Autodesk has released a couple of updates, checkout the workflow sections, a good video on data shortcuts.
Software Updates and Hot Fixes
REVIT 2020.1 UPDATE
AUTODESK® AUTOCAD® 2017-2019 COMBO SECURITY HOTFIX
Great Videos & New Tools
TO ALL ANIMATION/UNREAL FANS
Twin motion is now free if you download it before November
HOW TO EASILY EDIT A PIPE NETWORK IN AUTOCAD CIVIL 3D
Use the Pipes Toolbox plugin
REAL TIME CONNECTION BETWEEN GOOGLE STREET VIEW & AUTOCAD DATABASE?
I’ve tried to answer this question during the weekend and there it is:
POINT CLOUDS AND GIS
Integrating GIS, Laser scans, Locates, and As-builts to visualize and solve conflict with 6″ gas main over a large underground electric vault.
INFRASTRUCTURE TUESDAY: TAKING GIS UTILITY FILES AND USING THEM IN CIVIL 3D
Learn the basics of Taking GIS Utility Files and Using Them in Civil 3D with the following main topics:
- What file formats can be imported
- The Importance of Investigating GIS Data & Their Attributes
- The Import GIS Data Dialog box and process and of using it
- Mapping GIS Attributes to Civil 3D Pipe Network properties
- The use of data queries during import
Hot Infrastructure News
DESIGNING TURKEY’S FIRST BIM-BASED WATER TREATMENT PLANT
Revit, Civil 3D, Navisworks, and BIM 360 are at the forefront for design, coordination, and communications on this plant project.
The Istanbul Water and Sewerage Administration (ISKI) is building a new water treatment facility to provide water for the Istanbul New Airport, which will be opening at the end of 2018. Being built in two phases, the Terkos Water Treatment Facility will eventually provide 240,000 cubic meters per day of domestic and industrial water. Turkish engineering and consulting firm Su-Yapi is designing the project. The project includes 27 process buildings and a headquarters building.
TURN SCRAP PLASTIC INTO TILES USING THIS MACHINE
THE PROBLEM WITH LEVEES
By Nicolas Pinter
They can be very valuable tools for managing flood risk—but we learned a century ago that relying on them exclusively won’t work.