Randy McCollum

Civil Solutions Applications Expert<br><br>As a professionally licensed civil engineer Randy provides training, process optimization, and technical support in water resource and site designs. His involvements include a wide range of product types including AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Map 3D, Autodesk Storm and Sanitary Analysis, Raster Design, and Infraworks.

  • Bridge Design in InfraWorks and Civil 3D 20217:05

    Bridge Design in InfraWorks and Civil 3D 2021

    In this video, we will showcase a sample bridge design workflow using the latest 2021 versions of both Infraworks and Civil 3D.

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  • Converting a Civil 3D Pipe Network to an EPA SWMM Model (or vise versa)

    Converting a Civil 3D Pipe Network to an EPA SWMM Model (or vise versa)

    Currently, there is no way to convert a Pipe Network into a SWMM model without using an intermediary software. Storm and Sanitary Analysis is just that.

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  • Identifying an Unknown Source Projection for Spatial Data in Map 3D or Civil 3D

    Identifying an Unknown Source Projection for Spatial Data in Map 3D or Civil 3D

    Have you ever tried to insert geolocated data or imagery into either AutoCAD Map 3D or Autodesk Civil 3D only to have it end up miles away from your project area?

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  • Tips on Using Peak Rate Factor in Autodesk Storm and Sanitary Analysis 2020

    Tips on Using Peak Rate Factor in Autodesk Storm and Sanitary Analysis 2020

    Starting with the 2020 release of Storm and Sanitary Analysis, Autodesk has made it possible to alter the Peak Rate Factor (PRF) when using TR-20 or TR-55 hydrology.

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  • Identifying Pipe Network Connectivity Issues with Map Topology in Civil 3D/Map 3D 2020

    Identifying Pipe Network Connectivity Issues with Map Topology in Civil 3D/Map 3D 2020

    What if you are tasked with verifying the connectivity of a storm/sanitary pipe network for an entire community?

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  • Assigning Minimum Pipe Slopes in Civil 3D Pipe Networks

    Assigning Minimum Pipe Slopes in Civil 3D Pipe Networks

    The following is a demonstration of the way to assign minimum slopes for a pipe network to each pipe size/material combination automatically for a specific network type.

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  • Converting a Civil 3D Imperial Template to Metric

    Converting a Civil 3D Imperial Template to Metric

    Creating a template from that document into a different unit of measure is as simple as changing a couple of settings and saving the file as a new template file.

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  • Exporting Civil 3D Pipe Networks to ESRI Shapefiles

    Exporting Civil 3D Pipe Networks to ESRI Shapefiles

    This workflow will show you how to export these network items into the ubiquitous ESRI shapefiles as well as how to map the data within each pipe and structure to the shapefile’s dataset.

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  • Collaborative Online Design Review Using Shared Views

    Collaborative Online Design Review Using Shared Views

    A new feature in AutoCAD that has great potential to improve workflows but has not yet seen the adoption rate that it deserves is the Shared Views feature.

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  • Importing and Exporting Pipe Networks from Civil 3D 2019 and Autodesk Storm and Sanitary Analysis

    Importing and Exporting Pipe Networks from Civil 3D 2019 and Autodesk Storm and Sanitary Analysis

    Here is an example of a simple storm pipe network in Civil 3D including several catch basins flowing to a trunk line composed of drainage manholes.

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  • Fixing “Edit in Storm and Sanitary Analysis” Bug in Civil 3D 2019

    Fixing “Edit in Storm and Sanitary Analysis” Bug in Civil 3D 2019

    When working with a pipe network in Civil 3D, you may have run into an issue where launching the EditinSSA command results in Launching Storm and Sanitary Analysis.

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  • Sanitary Lift Station Design Using Autodesk Storm and Sanitary Analysis 20190322 1802 139:47

    Sanitary Lift Station Design Using Autodesk Storm and Sanitary Analysis 20190322 1802 1

    Learn how to convert a sanitary gravity network from Civil 3D directly into a Storm and Sanitary Analysis model.

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