• A very sound fundamentals experience. Really helped me to understand the role of Revit in our workflow.
     
    J.M.
    PGAV
  • Best experience I have had in a class like this – excellent instructor as well!
     
    A.R.
    Ragan-Smith Associates
  • Good course outline! Tips and Tricks provided will be useful!
     
    B.L.
    Ayres Associates
  • Trainers were very helpful and knowledgeable. I found the Civil 3D course very helpful!
     
    A.V.
    Terra Engineering, Ltd.
  • Excellent class. Easy to follow along.
     
    D.B.
    Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc.
  • Thank you to everyone at Seiler for hosting and presenting the BIM Computer class on Revit. Excellent overview of the...
     
    J.E.
    AGC-STL
  • Great insight, and I think our set-ups and templates from training class will help our work.
     
    J.G.
    Weis Design Group
  • Pam is very thorough and demonstrates a clear ability to relay information and answer questions. She is friendly, patient...
     
    J.W.
    PGAV
  • Seiler provided an excellent training experience...including the pre-class setup, class training, as well as support...
     
    S.K.
    William Tao & Associates
  • Great Instructor!
     
    T.A.
    Mohr & Kerr Engineering and Land Surveying, P.C.

Trimble SiteVision 2.00 Released - New Improvements

Trimble SiteVision  software version 2.00 has just been released and is now available in the Google Play Store and includes many great new enhancements and bug fixes making SiteVision an even better value than before with extended workflows.

 

New Features

Create New Model on Device

Users can now create a new empty model from the device. This is particularly useful when the user wants to do quick data collection, and use the SiteVision apps when here isn’t existing data in the current area to work with.

Webinar - Civil 3D and Infraworks 2021 - New Features and Enhancements

Civil 3D and Infraworks 2021 are out and contain a number of new enhancements to assist you with your design workflows. Including the new bridge design and corridor design interoperability between Civil 3D and Autodesk Infraworks.  There are new layout and editing tools for pressure networks and a new Dynamo player to make running your custom scripts even easier and more.

AEC Collection and Trimble SiteVision - Model Creation and Visualization

Trimble SiteVision is a user-friendly outdoor augmented reality system that brings data to life and allows you to place and view georeferenced 3D models from any angle at true-to-life scale—above or below the ground. Creating that data can sometimes be a challenge.

AUTOCAD FUNDAMENTALS PUBLIC VILT CLASS

ACAD Fundamentals Public VILT Course (3 half-day classes)

When: April 13, 14 & 15 (3 half-day classes)
Sessions are 8am-11am CST daily.

Where: Virtual Instructor Lead Training (VILT) format, no physical location. (contact us for more informaiton)

Cost: $600 per attendee for 3-day course

Course Expectation:
Using the functionality of Autodesk AutoCAD features, students are enabled to create basic 2D drawings.

Topics Covered:

Civil 3D 2020.2 Design Collaboration in BIM360 Design Webinar Recording

Design collaboration on civil infrastructure projects between two or more consultants, or even the same consultant among multiple offices has always been a challenge. Scheduling, drawing and file access, versions, markups can get mixed up or even turn up missing, sometimes at critical phases.

"License checkout timed out. What do you want to do?" when launching Autodesk 2020 software on Windows

Many Civil 3D 2020, AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT 2020 users have been calling in receiving an error dialog stating: "License checkout timed out. What do you want to do?"  followed by 2 prompts to either Save drawings and quit, or quit without saving.

 

 

There ae a number of possible causes, including:

Zombie Civil 3D General_Legal_Description_For_Parcels Report Rises Again

As most of you surveyors who use Civil 3D already know, the Genera_Legal_Description_For_Parcels report writer has been pretty much broken for quite a long time.  In this short blog post, I will show you how to bring it back from the dead to help you get a start on writing legals for Civil 3D parcel objects  

These procedures have been tested on Civil 3D 2020 on Windows 10 with Internet Explorer installed.  This will not work in Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome or Firefox, only in IE

Trimble SiteVision - Visualize Your 3D Model Data

Imagine if you could visualize your 3D design data in the real world, even though it only exists as a design model. Trimble® recently introduced SiteVision™ which is a user-friendly outdoor augmented reality system that brings your 3D design data to life so you can visualize, explore and understand the impact of your design in the real world.

SiteVision combines hardware and software in an integrated, lightweight handheld or pole-mounted solution.

Autodesk University 2019 Free Online Classes

Autodesk University in Las Vegas starts next week, November 18-21. AU connects thousands of professionals from construction, manufacturing, architecture, engineering, and media creation. Whether you're a CAD manager, BIM manager, architect, an MEP and fabrication professional or a software developer—from civil infrastructure to manufacturing and beyond—join your colleagues for 4 days of learning, networking, and knowledge sharing.

BIM360 Collaboration for Civil 3D Assigned Services

Users who have access to BIM360 Design and are assigned to a Project who wish to use Collaboration for Civil 3D will need to have the service entitlement assigned to them by the Contract Manager/Administrator or Software Coordinator/Secondary Admin.  It is unassigned by default.

You will receive the following, or similar, if the service has not been assigned while attempting to use the collaboration service for Civil 3D: