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Demystifying Track Terminology

Lisa Stewart caught up with Alisdair McCrudden of 12d WA for a chat about the terminology surrounding 12d Track, our rail module (available free to customers on Maintenance who have purchased both the Detailed Alignment Design module and the Volumetrics and TIN Analysis module). Alisdair’s aim was to ‘demystify’ this terminology, and indeed some of … Continue reading Demystifying Track Terminology



Point Clouds at Brisbane City Council

Peter Murray spoke to our 2018 Technical Forum delegates about Brisbane City Council (BCC)’s use of Point Clouds in 12d Model software. Peter works in the Surveying area of BCC, which is actually run as one large local authority covering the whole city; it’s unusual in that sense. It’s the largest local authority in Australia, … Continue reading Point Clouds at Brisbane City Council



Complete Design Documentation on the Parramatta Light Rail Project

Niall Brady (Digital Engineering Lead) and Jarred Dickson (Senior Highway Engineer) of Arup Sydney addressed the delegates of our 2018 12d Technical Forum recently about an exciting project they’ve been working on – Stage 1 of the Parramatta Light Rail. The Client for the project is Transport for NSW. Stage 1 of the Parramatta Light … Continue reading Complete Design Documentation on the Parramatta Light Rail Project



Fulton Hogan on 12d View

I caught up with Michael (Mick) Connor – Survey Manager at Fulton Hogan – about his team’s use of 12d Model with 12d View (and 12d Synergy). This webinar was based on a presentation Mick delivered at our 12d Technical Forum in July. Mick has over 19 years’ experience in surveying, so we definitely value … Continue reading Fulton Hogan on 12d View



12d View for Surveyors

Michael (Mick) Connor – Survey Manager at Fulton Hogan – will chat with me on 31st October at 1pm about his team’s use of 12d Model with 12d View (and 12d Synergy). This webinar will be based on a presentation Mick delivered at our 12d Technical Forum in July. He’ll take us through their journey, … Continue reading 12d View for Surveyors



Civil Object Creation in 12d Model

Steve Hunter of AECOM spoke to our 2018 Technical Forum delegates in July about civil object creation in 12d Model software. Steve said that at the time of the 2016 12d event, most of the designers he was working with had come to grips with workflows and mechanisms to expand their modelling of civil infrastructure … Continue reading Civil Object Creation in 12d Model



12d Model Macros

Aidan Bickhoff – then a Civil Designer with Sunshine Coast Regional Council – speaks of his 2016 work designing a macro in 12d Model software to assist with the Local Government Infrastructure Plan (LGIP), in line with the Sustainable Planning Act (SPA 2009). Customisation using macros is a great way to get the most out … Continue reading 12d Model Macros



12d Model and Revit

Sean Lawrence of GHD Pty Ltd addressed our 12d Technical Forum delegates in July about his team’s use of 12d Model and Revit. Sean stated that using 12d Model with Industry Foundation Classes (IFCs) and Revit is quite advantageous for all Revit users; using this information allows them to have greater collaboration between the two … Continue reading 12d Model and Revit



Kerb Return and Cul-de-sac Design

Lisa Stewart caught up with Matt Stephens of 12d Victoria recently, for a very popular Training Webinar about ‘Kerb Return and Cul-de-sac Design’. In this information-packed session, attendees learnt how to create basic kerb returns and cul-de-sacs by using the Kret Convert to Computators command within 12d Model. Matt demonstrated two methods for creating a … Continue reading Kerb Return and Cul-de-sac Design



Downhill Strings in 12d Model (including new V14 features)

In our recent Training Webinar entitled ‘Downhill Strings (including new V14 features)’, Owen Thornton of 12d Queensland discussed the Downhill Strings option in 12d Model, used for processing Super strings with z-values. The option has been significantly updated for 12d Model 14, and these changes were highlighted as part of a complete demonstration of the … Continue reading Downhill Strings in 12d Model (including new V14 features)



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