Featured LEARNing: Virtual Classes for March 2-6, 2015 (United States)

MicroStation Introduction to 3D Express
Mar. 02-03, 2015: 12:00 - 4:00  PM EST (8 hrs)
Robert Bossler

This course follows the transition from 2D drawing to 3D modeling using the basic tools for viewing, manipulating, and drawing and for basic solid modeling.

Easily Leverage Raster Data Within Your Project
Mar. 02, 2015 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
David Mayer

In this course we will investigate how raster data may be incorporated within civil design projects. We will attach aerial photos as background references, resize images to fit design project geometry, utilize imagery from Google Earth, and drape imagery over terrain to provide a richer environment for use in visualization.

Reference Methods and Querying the Business Data
Mar. 02, 2015 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST
David Mayer

In this course you will learn how to incorporate existing utility, drainage and geographic data, obtained in a variety of different formats, and display it as background information in the context of a proposed roadway design.

Productivity Enhancements
Mar. 02, 2015 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST
Tomasz Dywanski

MicroStation's new drawing production innovations speed design tasks and simplify workflows. Create 2D and 3D designs with ease with the comprehensive wide range of new and enhanced production drafting tools such as: copy parallel, move to contact, and trim to element (just to name a few) found in MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 3).

Latest in MicroStation SELECTseries 3 in a Civil Project Workflow
Mar. 03, 2015 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST
David Mayer

This course contains exercises to improve the quality of your design work and be productive right away with the many innovations and usability enhancements designed to improve infrastructure design and documentation workflows using MicroStation SELECTseries 3. Get a closer look at the newest version of MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 3) and learn what users are saying about newest release. In this session, MicroStation users and CAD managers learn the latest and coolest work flows for getting the most out of MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 3).

Everything 3D: Basic SmartSolids
Mar. 04 - 06, 2015: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EST  (15 hrs)
Robert Bossler

Through a series of hands-on exercises, users will understand the basic concepts of viewing 3D models, creating 3D lines and arcs, creating and modifying SmartSolid models.

MicroStation VBA Essentials
Mar. 04- 06, 2015: 10:00 AM  - 1:00 PM EST   (8 hrs total)
David Mayer

The MicroStation V8i VBA Essentials course orients students to the features of the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) development environment specific to MicroStation. These include emulating common user tasks such as locating elements and performing global changes to design file contents. Although this course is not intended to be a comprehensive introduction to VBA or the Visual Basic programming language, students will learn how to make efficient use of the VBA Interactive Developer Environment (IDE), including the macro recorder and the Visual Basic Editor.

MicroStation for AutoCAD Users Basics English V8i SELECTseries 3
Mar. 04 - 05, 2015: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST (8 hrs)
Tomasz Dywanski

The MicroStation for AutoCAD Users course is designed to teach a 2D production draftsperson how to use MicroStation software to create quality designs. You will learn how to use MicroStation’s tools and features to create designs, manipulate and modify elements, assemble project data, and print.

Developing Standards with Element Templates
Mar. 06, 2015 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST
Tomasz Dywanski

In this course, Administrators will learn to create element templates. Element templates are used to enforce standards and make it easy for users to set the correct attributes for a given element type.

Developing CAD Standards with MicroStation
Mar. 06, 2015 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST
Tomasz Dywanski

In this course you will learn the skills and techniques necessary to manage a MicroStation-based design and drafting environment, with an emphasis on project management and standardization.