Friday Afternoon Descriptions

MicroStation Tips & Tricks - HANDS-ON Intermediate/Advanced - Steve Rick

How to Shift your MicroStation gears into Overdrive! Designed for MicroStation users and CAD managers, you will learn all the latest and coolest tips and tricks for getting the most out of MicroStation. “Isolate” to clear away the clutter, Alt-Data to quickly match attributes, and many more.

Quickstart for MicroStation CONNECT Edition for Existing Users - HANDS-ON Intermediate - Sam Hendrick

The MicroStation CONNECT Edition features updates to many parts of the software. These updates include the introduction of a ribbon-style graphical user interface (GUI), a relocation of the workspace settings, a new Backstage, updated tools and dialogs, Property Driven Annotation, a new Explorer replacing Project Explorer, Annotative Hatching, Display Rules to control graphical display, Drawing and Named Boundaries to help with sheet creation, Sheet Indexing to control parameters of sheets, Attaching Data using Item Types, Reports and Tables, plus more! Learn to master these new and exciting features found in the MicroStation CONNECT Edition.

Intro to MicroStation V8i - HANDS-ON Beginner - Mike Lazear

This introductory class is for people with some CAD experience who want an overview of MicroStation V8i SS3. It will include an overview of the tools and workflow of MicroStation. Students will learn how to setup new design files, use the tools and settings, modification of elements, and referencing through a series of hands-on exercises.

Quickstart for OpenRoads Designer Geometry - HANDS-ON Beginner - Lisa Whitson

In this course, you will be creating a horizontal and vertical alignment using the OpenRoads Designer Geometry tools. You will learn how to create, edit, review and annotate geometric elements. This course will also cover working with existing ground terrain and aerial imagery as well as defining 2D/3D Views.

InRoads V8i SS2: Underground Utility Display - Mark Ditko

This hands‐on workshop will be focusing on working with utilities and their display in Plan, Profile and Cross Section using InRoads (not InRoads Storm and Sanitary). This session will cover the creation of underground utilities in the DTM, as well as the required software configuration necessary for predictable display. In addition to dedicated practice time, hands-on activity will be integrated into the lecture as a ‘follow-along’ with the instructor. Ideal for intermediate level users using InRoads or Power InRoads V8i, SS2.

Accelerating Roadway Conceptual Designs and Alternatives with OpenRoads ConceptStation - HANDS-ON Beginner - Danny Lazear

In this hands-on course you will use OpenRoads ConceptStation to create a new project, import data from multiple sources, create and edit roads and bridges, place city furniture, and visualize the project. OpenRoads ConceptStation is all about speed and ease of use. It allows to easily prototype design alternatives, allowing to conceptualize an idea in the morning and present to your stakeholders in the afternoon. It helps creating initial feasibility studies for multiple scenarios in less time.

Power of SITEOPS Reality Modeling Workflow - HANDS-ON Beginner - David Settlemyer

In this workshop, you will discover the speed and ease at which you can create Reality Models.  Reality Models depict the realism of the environment of a project and its surroundings.  With a design completed we want to show the new design and how it interacts with existing environment.  Reality Models are a great way deliver proposed project designs in a form that everyone can understand.  During this workshop, you will learn the basics of SITEOPS, how import ContextCapture model, prune the model for use in layout and grading and then export new design along with existing environment to LumenRT to create visualizations that will wow the pickiest stakeholders.

Intro to ContextCapture - HANDS-ON Beginner - Josh Lazear

This session will introduce you to reality modeling using ContextCapture and taking 2D photos and converting them into 3D mesh models with incredible detail. Learn how to take the best pictures to create an accurate and detailed model that can be used in MicroStation or other CAD programs.

Advanced RAM Structural System - HANDS-ON Intermediate/Advanced - Allen Adams

Increasingly, today’s buildings are becoming more elaborate, while the building code requirements are becoming more complex. In this session attendees will learn how to model more complicated geometries and how to utilize a range of products such as steel joists and cellular and castellated beams for roof and floor framing, and buckling restrained braces and SidePlate in lateral frames. Attendees will obtain a greater understanding of how engineering principles and requirements are implemented. An emphasis will be placed on obtaining designs that conform to the material specifications and building code requirements for seismic and wind design. This course is recommended for Structural and Civil engineers involved in the design of buildings. Attendance at Intro class or experience and basic familiarity with the RAM Structural System assumed.

Saturday Morning Descriptions

Quickstart for MicroStation CONNECT Edition for Existing Users - HANDS-ON Intermediate - Steve Rick

The MicroStation CONNECT Edition features updates to many parts of the software. These updates include the introduction of a ribbon-style graphical user interface (GUI), a relocation of the workspace settings, a new Backstage, updated tools and dialogs, Property Driven Annotation, a new Explorer replacing Project Explorer, Annotative Hatching, Display Rules to control graphical display, Drawing and Named Boundaries to help with sheet creation, Sheet Indexing to control parameters of sheets, Attaching Data using Item Types, Reports and Tables, plus more! Learn to master these new and exciting features found in the MicroStation CONNECT Edition.

Quickstart for Building Designers using MicroStation CONNECT - HANDS-ON Beginner - Sam Hendrick

Learn about creating the building base geometry, Column Grid and Walls, creating the building base-generating geometry, doors, windows and wall cleanup, annotating and dimensioning the building base, producing project deliverables, creating and printing Cut Sheets from Project Data.

Customizing MicroStation using VBA - HANDS-ON Intermediate/Advanced - Mike Lazear

MicroStation has a wealth of great features that allow users to create any type of design. By using VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) these features can be combined so that repetitive tasks can be automated. In this class we will cover how to record, playback and edit macros, and how to use the VBA editor, as well as discuss some of the tasks that are easy to automate.

Quickstart for OpenRoads Designer Geometry - HANDS-ON Beginner - Lisa Whitson

In this course, you will be creating a horizontal and vertical alignment using the OpenRoads Designer Geometry tools. You will learn how to create, edit, review and annotate geometric elements. This course will also cover working with existing ground terrain and aerial imagery as well as defining 2D/3D Views.

InRoads V8i SS2: Roadway Designer - Puzzle Piece Modeling - HANDS-ON Intermediate/Advanced - Mark Ditko

Modeling a straight shot of roadway is pretty simple, as compared to a design that has many other elements to it. (In other words, don’t come to this if you can’t model a straight shot of roadway ; ) This session will be focusing primarily on the Roadway Designer and will discuss an approach we call “puzzle piece modeling”. This will cover how to model more complex designs by breaking them down into smaller pieces. Areas such as medians, bridge abutments, driveways, and various intersections will be addressed. This class will be mainly lecture but will provide some opportunities to apply the topics under discussion. For all Bentley InRoads intermediate users.

Quickstart for OpenRoads Designer Corridor Modeling - HANDS-ON Beginner - Danny Lazear

In this course, you will be creating a Corridor and 3D model for a 2-lane rural road.  You will learn how to create a Corridor, assign template drops, create dynamic cross sections and review the Corridor and 3D model.  You will also learn how to use parametric constraints and point controls to vary pavement depths and shoulder widths.  This course will also cover how to create and assign superelevation to a Corridor.  And lastly, you will learn how to compute quantities from the 3D model.

Discover How Optioneering will Change the Way you Look at the World - HANDS-ON Beginner - David Settlemyer

Looking to win more business by setting yourself apart from the competition? This session will show how SITEOPS OPTIONEERING is being used to deliver better designs in less time.  To your client time is everything and with SITEOPS you will help clients make better project decisions faster.  Engineers, Architects, Landscape Architects and Land Planner spend too much time creating conceptual designs and this session will show how users of OPTIONEERING are spending more time designing and less drafting.

Intro to ContextCapture - HANDS-ON Beginner - Josh Lazear

This session will introduce you to reality modeling using ContextCapture and taking 2D photos and converting them into 3D mesh models with incredible detail. Learn how to take the best pictures to create an accurate and detailed model that can be used in MicroStation or other CAD programs.

Intro to RAM Structural System - HANDS-ON Beginner - Allen Adams

The RAM Structural System is special purpose software for the structural analysis and design of buildings. In this session attendees will learn how to properly model a structure, specify design parameters and criteria to customize designs conforming to the engineer’s design philosophy, and perform designs for steel and concrete beams, columns, walls and foundations. Attendees will be introduced to each of the design modules, and obtain a working knowledge sufficient to produce designs for the common structural configurations. This course is recommended for Structural and Civil engineers involved in the design of buildings.

Saturday Afternoon Descriptions

||Wrap it Up|| MicroStation - HANDS-ON Intermediate/Advanced - Steve Rick

Designed for MicroStation users and CAD administrators, this hands-on workshop provides an opportunity to experience what to do once the drawings have been created. You’ll learn how innovations in MicroStation can help you be more productive and consistent when creating Construction documents. Key topics covered will include seed files, dynamic views 2D and 3D, annotation scale, new enhancements in reference files, assembling sheets, saved views, project explorer, print organizer and much more.

Getting Started with 3D in MicroStation CONNECT Edition- HANDS-ON Beginner - Sam Hendrick

Learning 3 Dimensional drawing with MicroStation Connect Edition is an extension of your knowledge of 2 Dimensional drawing. If you can draw in 2 Dimensions (2D), then all that is needed is to learn how to manipulate the AccuDraw compass in 3 Dimensional (3D) space.

MicroStation Tips & Tricks - Hands-on Intermediate/Advanced - Mike Lazear

How to Shift your MicroStation gears into Overdrive! Designed for MicroStation users and CAD managers, you will learn all the latest and coolest tips and tricks for getting the most out of MicroStation. “Isolate” to clear away the clutter, Alt-Data to quickly match attributes, and many more.

Quickstart using Reality Modeling Tools in OpenRoads Designer - HANDS-ON Beginner/Intermediate - Lisa Whitson

The purpose of this workshop is to introduce students to Reality Modeling with Context Capture.  Because of the time constraints this will not be a hands on but you follow along as the instructor covers how to create a basic project, the interface, and the correct way to capture images.

OpenRoads Designer: OpenRoads vs InRoads SS2 - Fireside Chat - HANDS-ON Beginner - Mark Ditko

This is a presentation and discussion about the latest version of OpenRoads versus InRoads SS2. It will discuss the main concepts of the software and attempt to connect the dots between the previous version of InRoads (SS2) and the new direction that the software has taken. The content of the class will compare and contrast aspects of configuration, surfaces, geometry and profiling in the new world, as well as roadway modeling. This will be a ‘big picture’ look at the software and is intended to provide insight into what to expect with the new release from the viewpoint of an InRoads SS2 user. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers. For all Bentley InRoads intermediate users due to the references to InRoads SS2.

Accelerating Roadway Conceptual Designs and Alternatives with OpenRoads ConceptStation - HANDS-ON Beginner - Danny Lazear

In this hands-on course you will use OpenRoads ConceptStation to create a new project, import data from multiple sources, create and edit roads and bridges, place city furniture, and visualize the project. OpenRoads ConceptStation is all about speed and ease of use. It allows to easily prototype design alternatives, allowing to conceptualize an idea in the morning and present to your stakeholders in the afternoon. It helps creating initial feasibility studies for multiple scenarios in less time.

Power of SITEOPS REality Modeling Workflow - HANDS-ON Intermediate/Advanced - David Settlemyer

In this workshop, you will discover the speed and ease at which you can create Reality Models.  Reality Models depict the realism of the environment of a project and its surroundings.  With a design completed we want to show the new design and how it interacts with existing environment.  Reality Models are a great way deliver proposed project designs in a form that everyone can understand.  During this workshop, you will learn the basics of SITEOPS, how import ContextCapture model, prune the model for use in layout and grading and then export new design along with existing environment to LumenRT to create visualizations that will wow the pickiest stakeholders.

Survey to Topo Lecture & Field Activity - HANDS-ON Beginner - Humberto Gallegos

An introduction to basic land surveying equipment, set up and control, to extract terrain data during hands on field activities will be demonstrated. MicroStation sfotware will then be utilized to develop typical topographic maps. Information regarding Santa Ana College’s academic pathways in civil engineering and technologies and land surveying will also be introduced.

Advanced RAM Structural System - HANDS-ON Intermediate/Advanced - Allen Adams

Increasingly, today’s buildings are becoming more elaborate, while the building code requirements are becoming more complex. In this session attendees will learn how to model more complicated geometries and how to utilize a range of products such as steel joists and cellular and castellated beams for roof and floor framing, and buckling restrained braces and SidePlate in lateral frames. Attendees will obtain a greater understanding of how engineering principles and requirements are implemented. An emphasis will be placed on obtaining designs that conform to the material specifications and building code requirements for seismic and wind design. This course is recommended for Structural and Civil engineers involved in the design of buildings. Attendance at Intro class or experience and basic familiarity with the RAM Structural System assumed.

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