TBC Mini Class Series - Season 2 Topics

Working with CAD Data

Class Objective – The objective of this class is to familiarize users with processes used when working with CAD Data provided from a different CAD Platform.

Class Topics:
Cad Data Types
Importing Cad Data
Cleaning up Cad Data
Organizing Cad Data
Cad Blocks
Common Issues When Working with Cad Data

Vertical Design for Beginners

Class Objective – The objective of this class is to give users who are new to Vertical Design the foundational knowledge and skills needed to use the tool successfully.

Class Topics:
Creating Vertical Designs
Rule Types and Their Functions
Data Prep for using Vertical Design
Best use cases for Vertical Design

Point Layout for Field Operations

Class Objective – The objective of this class is to show users best practices for generating and using point data for uses in field operations.

Class Topics:
Point Creation and Management
Point Creation for Site Projects
Point Creation for Corridors
Point Creation for Robotic Layout Tools

Parking Lot Modeling
Class Objective - The objective of this class is to show you advanced techniques that you can use to model parking lots and islands

Class Topics:
Understanding the designers intent
Creating a grading framework surface
Creating the parking islands on the grading framework
Creating the additional lines for the parking islands and laybacks

Tie Slopes and Slope Designer

Class Objective – The objective of this class is to demonstrate methods of generating tie slopes on a project with an emphasis on Roading Projects.

Class Topics:
Creating Simple Surface Ties
Creating Advanced Tie Slopes in Corridors
Creating Tie Slopes with Side Slope
Creating Tie Slopes with Slope Designer
Creating Benches and Slope Rounding

Condition Statement Basics

Class Objective – The objective of this class is to give users who are new to Condition Statements the foundational knowledge and skills necessary to utilize them in their projects.

Class Topics:
What is a Condition Statement?
Condition Statement Logic and Structure
IF Statements
IF – Else Statements
Nested IF Statements

Walls, Foundations, and Footings

Class Objective – The objective of this class is to demonstrate methods used to model structures such as retaining walls, foundations and footings.

Sharp Tips for Building Retaining Walls
Sharp Tips for Building Foundations
Sharp Tips for Building Footings
MSE Walls with Slope Designer
Using Corridors to help model your walls

Line Optimization

Class Objective – The objective of this class is to show users best practices for optimizing linework and alignments for a variety of applications in construction.

Class Topics:
Utilizing Line Optimization to Clean up Data
Utilizing Line Optimization to reconstruct Corded Data
Utilizing Line Optimization to Build Curb Lines
Utilizing Line Optimization on Pavement Rehabs
Utilizing Line Optimization on Alignments

Haul Road Design

Class Objective – The objective of this class is to demonstrate recommended methods for designing haul roads on large embankment projects to improve material transportation on projects.

Class Topics:
What makes a good Haul Road?
Using Line Optimization to Design your haul road Centerline
Creating your Haul Road
Analyzing your Design and making Improvements
Side Slope Designs

Alignments

Class Objectives: The objective of this class is to give users the foundational knowledge of Alignments to be successful in their applications of TBC. Users will learn methods for Key-in, editing and interaction with Horizontal and Vertical Alignments.

Class Topics:
Horizontal and Vertical Alignment Key Points
Station Equations
Key-in Methods (PI vs Geometry)
Alignment Labels
Creating Alignments from linework
Alignment Editing Tools
Profile View Uses and Tricks
Alignment QA/QC

Feature Coding for Construction

Class Objective – The objective of this class is to demonstrate strategies and best practices for the use of feature codes in construction, and how these can be utilized to convey information to the field efficiently.

Creating a Feature Code Library
Point, Line, and Polygon Features
Feature Attributes
Feature Code uses in Construction

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