Exploring AutoCAD Civil 2020

Prof. Sham Tickoo

SKU: 9789389898965

Rs. 1,299

ISBN: 9789389898965
Authors: Prof. Sham Tickoo
Rights: India
Publishing Date: September 2020
Pages: 806
Weight: 1238 grams
Dimension: 7.25*9.25
Book Type: Paperback

Exploring AutoCAD Civil 2020 for Engineers and Designers is a comprehensive textbook that explains the concepts and principles of AUtoCAD Civil 3D through real-word examples, tutorials, and exercises. Structured in a pedagogical sequence, the chapter in this textbook cover the basic as well as the advanced concepts of AUtoCAD Civil 3D such as surfaces, alignments, corridor modeling, parcels, gradings, earthwork calculations, pipe network, pressure network creation, and data shortcuts to name a few. This approach enables the readers to apply the tools of Civil 3D in a simple and effective manner.


Learn the most popular AutoCAD Civil 3d system


  • Tutorial point of view and the learn-by-doing approach
  • 36 projects based on real-world models
  • 20 exercises based on real-world models
  • Additional information is provided to the users in the form of tips and notes
  • The text in this book is heavily illustrated with about 1500 diagrams and screen capture images
  • Self-evaluation test, review questions, and exercises


Textbook has been written with the intention of helping the readers effectively use AutoCAD Civil 3D. Structured in a pedagogical sequence, the chapters in this textbook cover the basic as well as advanced concepts of AutoCAD Civil 3D.


Textbook have been written to assist the engineering students and the practicing designers who are new to AutoCAD.

  1. Introduction to AutoCAD Civil 3D 2020
  2. Working with Points
  3. Working with Surfaces
  4. Surface Volumes and Analysis
  5. Alignments
  6. Working with Profiles
  7. Working with Assemblies and Subassemblies
  8. Working with Corridors and Parcels
  9. Sample Lines, Sections, and Quantity Takeoffs
  10. Feature Lines and Grading
  11. Pipe Networks
  12. Pressure Networks
  13. Working with Plan Production Tools and Data Shortcuts

Prof. Sham Tickoo is currently working as a Professor at Purdue University, USA. He received MS in Industrial Technology from Northern Illinois University, Illinois, USA; MS in Industrial and Management Engineering from the University of lowa, lowa City, USA; and BS in Mechanical Engineering from NIT, Srinagar, India. Before joining Purdue University in 1987, Prof. Tickoo has worked as a Design Engineer, Quality Control Engineer, and Software Developer. Prof. Tickoo has authored/co-authored textbooks on several major CAD/CAE/Animation software packages like ANSYS, SolidWorks, CATIA, Pro/Engineer, NX, AutoCAD, Customizing AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT, Solid Edge, 3ds Max, 3ds Max Design, Autodesk Inventor, Mechanical Desktop, and VIZ. In addition to North America. His textbooks have been translated and published in Russia, Japan, India, South Korea, and Serbia. Prof. Tickoo has obtained over $24 Million software grant form ANSYS, IBM, and Siemens.

In 2003, Prof. Tickoo was awarded a US patent for one of his invention “Self Adjusting Cargo Organizer for Vehicles”. He is currently working on the design and fabrication of two new wind turbines that will significantly increase their power output and can be used to charge the batteries of an automobile. Prof. Tickoo is actively involved in consulting and has served as a consultant to over fifty companies in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, California, and Canada.

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