AutoCAD Civil 3D - Grading

( Duration: 3 Days )

AutoCAD Civil 3D - Grading training course, is recommended for those, required to create site grading plans using the AutoCAD Civil 3D software. This course is also ideal for managers who require a basic overview and understanding of this aspect of the AutoCAD Civil 3D software.

Participants use feature lines and grading tools to create a commercial site containing a parking lot, building pad, pond, and simple sewage lagoon. An existing road has been included in the survey and a survey team collected the existing conditions. They also work on a residential site to grade a small subdivision for proper grading of each lot.

By attending AutoCAD Civil 3D - Grading workshop, Participants will learn:

  • Introduction to Grading
  • Parcel Grading
  • Building Pad Design
  • Parking Lot Design
  • Pond Design
  • Lagoon Design
  • Combining Surfaces
  • Visualization of Grading

Basic working Knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D



Introduction to Grading

  • Overview
  • Tools in AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Settings and Defaults
  • Feature Line Styles
  • Grading Group Styles
  • Grading Criteria Sets
  • Surface Styles
  • Sites Overview

Parcel Grading

  • Setting Parcel Line Elevations
  • Retaining Walls
  • Editing Surfaces
  • Feature Line Interactions With Parcel Lines

Building Pad Design

  • Feature Lines Overview
  • Create Feature Lines from Objects
  • Grading Creation Tools
  • Editing the Grading
  • Grading Volume Tools

Parking Lot Design

  • Draw Feature Lines
  • Create a Temporary Surface
  • Stepped Offsets
  • Copy or Move Feature Lines from One Site to Another
  • Create a Transitional Grading Group
  • Create a Grading Surface
  • Add Feature Lines to a Grading Surface

Pond Design

  • Feature Line Review
  • Edit Elevations
  • Create Feature Lines From Corridors
  • Edit Geometry
  • Creating Complex Grading Groups

Lagoon Grading

  • Alignments
  • Profiles
  • Create Grading Assemblies
  • Creating Complex Corridors
  • Modify Corridor Grading

Combining Surfaces

  • AutoCAD Civil 3D Projects
  • Sharing Data
  • Data Shortcuts


  • Introduction to the 3D Modeling Workspace
  • Basic 3D Viewing Tools
  • 3D Navigation Tools
  • Working with Materials
  • Specifying Light Sources
  • Rendering Concepts

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