Survey Data in AutoCAD Civil 3D

Learn how to use AutoCAD Civil 3D for the collection and use of survey data. Civil 3D can download and process survey data directly from a data collector. Incorporating the information from this module into your survey process will help you enter data in a manner that is easily digested by Civil 3D.

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This was developed for post-secondary civil engineering students. It is offered in an embeddable format to enable educators to include in other learning management systems.
Learning Objectives

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Set up description key and figure databases
  • Properly collect field data and import it into Civil 3D
  • Work with point groups and survey queries
  • Familiarize yourself with advanced survey tools
  • Develop an existing surface from survey data

Software Covered
AutoCAD Civil 3D

Open Outside of Autodesk University Workshop

Topics Covered: 
Site Design, Site Surveying
Civil Infrastructure


Wiley & Autodesk Education
The content in this publication was developed by Autodesk Education and is based on Wiley's Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D book.