SketchUp for Civil Engineering and the Heavy Construction Industry: Modeling Workflow and Problem Solving for Design and Construction

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2021-08-09
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 Introduction to SketchUp
   The SketchUp Concept
   Welcome Screen and Templates
   SketchUp Application Window
   Tools and Toolsets
   Components and Groups
CHAPTER 2 SketchUp and Resources
   3D Warehouse
   Extension Warehouse and Extensions
   Web-Based Resources
CHAPTER 3 Importing Files, AutoCAD, and SketchUp
   Importing Files
   Overview—AutoCAD Files and SketchUp
   Importing Issues with AutoCAD Files
   Importing AutoCAD Files to SketchUp
   Part 1—Importing of AutoCAD Files
   Layers (Tags), Scenes, and Proper Setup of AutoCAD Files in SketchUp
   Part 2—Proper Setup of AutoCAD Files
CHAPTER 4 Introduction to Information Modeling and Organization
CHAPTER 5 Modeling of Substructure Components
   Pier Footing
CHAPTER 6 Modeling of Steel Reinforcement
   Reinforcement Bar Sizes
   Stirrup Bend Modeling
   Section 1—Stirrup Modeling
   Section 2—Create a Stirrup Component
   Section 3—Pairing of Reinforcement Bars
   Modeling a Steel-reinforced Concrete Pier
   Modeling Tips for Reinforcement Drawings
CHAPTER 7 Modeling of Various Bridge Components and Accessories
   Post-tensioning Components
   Modeling of Anchorage
   Post-tensioning Spiral Reinforcement Bar (Bursting Steel)
   Layout of Post-tensioning Ducts and Creation of the Entire Unit
   Modeling Work
   Drainage and Fire Suppression Components
   Drainage Elbow
   Modeling of Parapet Wall
   Formwork Components
   Organization Steps
   Organizational Workflow Example
CHAPTER 8 Modeling of Bridge Decks and Girders
   Modeling of Noncomplex Bridge Decks
   Modeling of Complex Bridge Decks
   Modeling of Girders
   Steel Girders
CHAPTER 9 Site Modeling and Use of Site Creation Tools
   Importing of Geo-location Data
   Introduction to Sandbox Tools and Terrain Creation
   Three-Dimensional Terrain Modeling
   Utilization of Terrain Models
CHAPTER 10 Modeling of Construction Mechanization
   Modeling of Construction Equipment and Range of Movement
   Dynamic Components and Construction Equipment
CHAPTER 11 Styles Inspection Window
   Select Submenu
   Edit Submenu
   Mix Submenu
CHAPTER 12 Introduction to Scenes, Section Cuts, Shadow, and Fog
   Section Cuts
   Section Plane Tool
   Shadow Tool
   Fog Tool

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