Good day
With reference to AutoCAD Civil 3D, I am not a civil engineer nor do i have an engineering background.
Wanted to find out if one is not an engineer, what level of knowledge or expertise does one have to have to use AutoCAD Civil 3D.
Where can one gain this knowledge or experience before one learns AutoCAD Civil3D without becoming an engineer.
Can you recommend any books, resources etc.

S. Mahabir

I am not familiar with Civil 3D. That being said, there is a lot of help in the program itself, and also look at YouTube for tutorial videos. If you join AUGI (Autodesk Users Group International) you can gain access to tutorials from Autodesk University. They are at

Good luck in pursuing this!



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I can answer most AutoCAD questions. I can not answer questions about their vertical products. I do not do 3D.


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