Corel Corporation launched CorelCAD 2019

Corel Corporation, the developer of the leading CorelDRAW line of graphics applications, has launched CorelCAD 2019 for Mac and Windows.

CorelCAD 2019 provides powerful (.dwg) native 2d-3d CAD capabilities on both macOS and Windows at an reasonable price, with unique combination with Corel’s renowned CorelDRAW line of apps.

The newest version provides users supplementary power features in the areas of 3D CAD modeling and 2D CAD drawing production which are useful for both AEC and MCAD industries with native (.dwg) based CAD system that reads and writes the most updated AutoCAD® file format.

Some exciting features of CorelCAD 2019: CorelCAD 2019 contains some unique features like the latest AutoCAD® file format interoperability (compatibility with AutoCAD 2018), new digital signature support, and new licensing options for its desktop and mobile version.

Another useful feature is “CustomBlock” support. CustomBlocks allows the users to optimize the use of repetitive elements in their CAD file in such a manner that utilizes rules and constraints, specifically with regard to grip points. These features make the existing Block commands powerful in CorelCAD 2019.

New 3D Features: Addition of new 3D Push and Pull functions. The new Push and Pull command functions same way as other technology in leading modelers like SketchUp. Choosing a face highlights that face when in the command, facilitating the user to push or pull that face backward or forward and with numerical accuracy. With new PolySolid command, the users can produce solid primitives afresh in spite of depending on polysolid basics from the toolbar. It allows for rapid formation of 3D walls for AEC users.

Other crucial 3D features range from new Chamfer Edges commands and importantly for existing CorelCAD users in manufacturing and product design, new STL Import.

CorelCAD 2019 is compatible with 4K displays and provides extra upgradation of the overall UI. Besides, CorelCAD 2019 can operate on the very latest of the shipping operating systems by Apple and Microsoft (macOS and Windows).

To download a free trial version, click on the following link www.coreldraw.com

Corel Corporation launched CorelCAD 2019

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A position is vacant for Architectural Job Captain with a focus on Revit

MONTALBA ARCHITECTS, INC., a design-focused and high-service architectural practice located in Santa Monica, California, is requiring a motivated architectural job captain with a focus on Revit based project.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

• Accomplishment of BArch or MArch • At least 3-5 years of related work experience in an Architectural office
• Methodical, accurate and attentive to detail
• Outstanding oral, written, and graphic communication skills
• Self-directed and ability to perform in a collaborative team environment
• Adaptable and well-rounded to adjust shifting schedules, project demands, and deadlines
• Construction Documents and Construction Administration phase experience is necessary
• Detail oriented and self-motivated, with a working knowledge of construction means and methods
• Build up and sustain BIM standards, templates, and libraries across projects
• Guide in BIM execution and support staff in training in progress
• In-house training and create instruction materials
• Produce custom families as necessary, expertise with Dynamo or flexible family making will be an added advantage
• Project management experience is desired
• Knowledge in Autocad and Sketchup
• Employ materials and technical details
• Generate high-quality construction documents
• Arrange architectural quality control for drawing sets

PRIMARY Liabilities: A candidate should have expertize in the Revit platform and construction document oversight for large, complex projects.

The primary responsibilities should be as follow:

• Formn detailed Revit models for design and construction documents
• Create and sustain BIM standards, templates, and libraries across projects
• Lead in BIM execution and support staff in current training
• In-house training and produce instruction materials
• Make custom families as necessary, sound experience with Dynamo or flexible family creation is a major plus
• Employ materials and technical details
• Produce high-quality construction documents
• Orchestrate internal teams on complex projects
• Permitting and agency coordination as needed
• Provide architectural quality control for drawing sets

To apply for the post, send resume to jobs@montalbaarchitects.com and add ‘Revit based Architectural Job Captain’ in the subject.

A position is vacant for Architectural Job Captain with a focus on Revit

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New InfraWorks update with better BIM and GIS workflows

Autodesk Connector for ArcGIS is first in-product competence from joint venture among Esri and Autodesk. More advance features are included in InfraWorks update.

Autodesk’s alliance with Esri adds new wings in the latest Autodesk InfraWorks software update. The most exciting feature is that there exists a new Autodesk Connector for ArcGIS.

The objective of Autodesk is to make BIM + GIS workflows superior across the software pipelines of different infrastructure design and engineering professionals. The connector is utilized to develop an InfraWorks model directly from GIS data to be published to Esri’s ArcGIS Online.

All the data in GIS from Esri’s ArcGIS comes into InfraWorks. This information flow among these two most recognized apps signify that when the Esri-based GIS data is updated the InfraWorks is also updated and restored.

The latest update to InfraWorks comprises of other new features and enhancements. It becomes easier to edit vertical curve values directly in the Curves Properties panel. There exists Delayed Model Regeneration to facilitate the designers to proceed on and not waiting for entire model to be refreshed each time while creating small modifications to the model, similar to moving a curb.

Opportunities for Surveyors:

InfraWorks views can be easily availed through web and mobile devices but the feature now comprises of a bookmarks and detailed model data view. Finally, BIM 360 users will be able to view account and project name data evidently while receiving projects in several and different BIM 360 accounts. It is a BIM 360 upgrading that carries over to superior workflows for InfraWorks.

To get more information, go through the following link www.autodesk.com

New InfraWorks update with better BIM and GIS workflows

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Benefits of BIM for Surveyors throughout retrofitting of a construction works

The prime responsibility of a surveyor is to deal with several measurements, values, costs, schedules dimensions and demarcations which are gathered from trustworthy and precise sources of data. BIM facilitates the surveyors to avail and evaluate all this data in form of geometries, numerals, and essential foot notes [with annotations to building object and modeled elements] for clear-cut information.

As-built BIM models allow in visualizing the data, finally authorizing surveyors to obtain detail information as well as insights. This insight allows survey professionals to perform proper analysis with the purpose of giving suggestions to architects and contractors for the sake of occupants and all the stakeholders who are associated with the building design and development projects.

When it is required to arrange the BIM models in as-built conditions of the building, the construction works or the infrastructure are analyzed prior to scanning and redesigning the project.

By maintaining exact level of detailing of designs in BIM, the project is expanded and a development stage is reflected for construction management related decisions. Issues associated with constructability, probable clashes, challenges in building up a wall or taking off one, time and cost, etc. are examined, risks are computed and mistakes are amended in the initial phase by a team collaboration among the engineers and the surveyors.

Opportunities for Surveyors:

• BIM for surveyors enhances collaboration and co-ordinations between multi-disciplinary teams
• BIM facilitates the surveyors to work out embodied CO2 in buildings and recommend remedies
• BIM allows the surveyor to quickly finish the work cost-effectively.
• Produce accessible synchronized information concerning project performance & constant maintenance of the property
• Surveyors can make best use of their work profile with BIM
• Ability to make proper decision for spatial planning, material orders, and QTOs – in case of retrofitting

With BIM, the surveyors get the ability to accomplish their jobs efficiently & with superior collaborative input. BIM for surveyors is rightly crucial whether it is a project of new construction works or retrofitting a really elderly one.

Source: https://archinect.com

Benefits of BIM for Surveyors throughout retrofitting of a construction works

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The role of BIM Execution Plan (BEP) for MEP firms

With advancement of BIM, the demand for BIM Execution or Implementation Plan is also increased. BEP facilitates every project stakeholder to get updated with the project. Now MEP firms extensively implement BEP for improved BIM Level 2 execution.

BEP becomes part and parcel for construction projects specifically large and complicated projects like BIM. The basic BEP plan is utilized to make sure that all the stakeholders, architectural, structural and MEP professionals remain on the equivalent page and proceed at the same predefined pace retaining the clear view in focus.

So, BEP in its nature signifies consulting insights on how BIM will be enforced across the project for each professional ranging from designer, MEP engineer, MEP consultant, or a MEP contractor as well as inter-disciplinary design teams and engineers.

How does BEP impact MEP firms?

Specifically MEP firms reap the most benefits from BEP on BIM coordination. Any MEP firm that deals with a complicated construction project plays a significant role across phases to remain organized. With a BIM implementation plan or a BIM consulting partner BEP is formulated easily to make sure that each stakeholder recognizes their part and can adopt the activities consequently and make out what should be anticipated from other disciplines.

• BEP Documents: The information provided in BEP documents comprise of a plan for BIM adoption, how the data in BIM files are generated, controlled, documented and distributed across the disciplines. When Mep Firms can access such information sets, their teams will to able to undertake decisions for fabrication, delivery at site and installation.

• Project Guide: Aside, when major deliverables and a guide to project milestones are evidently defined, MEP engineers and teams who participate in the project at later stages with regards to other design engineers, BEP plays a very important role in adopting up to date decisions.

• BEP for construction projects: BEP for the construction projects also comprise of practical working method with the details of filenames, abbreviations and acronyms, annotations, symbols in mark-up drawings (if any) and lots other used in the BIM model. The detailed plans in BEP with a guide simplify the task of MEP teams; particularly in formulating MEP coordination drawings and finalizing MEP layout.

Advantages of BEP to MEP firms: When BEP are designed with complete documents to integrate various teams and collaborate to accomplish the project in a systematic and phased manner. BEP provides benefits to MEP teams in the following ways.

• Superior communication and management
• Improved collaboration as per standards
• Reduce reworks
• Saving of time and costs

The role of BIM Execution Plan (BEP) for MEP firms

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Details of AutoCAD coordinates

There are 3 types of AutoCAD coordinates system which are given below :-

ABSOLUTE COORDINATES
RELAVIE COORDINATES
POLAR COORDINATES

ABSOLUTE COORDINATES

All input points are mentioned in your drawing with standard Cartesian coordinates x and y.

With the use of absolute coordinate, points are inputted by typing x, y (Enter).

RELATIVE COORDINATES

As soon as the first point is inputted, your next points will be inputted by indicating the next coordinate compare/relative from the first points. The relative coordinate is commenced with the symbol “@” to inform AutoCAD that it is a relative coordinate. With relative coordinate, the points are inputted by typing @x,y (Enter).

POLAR COORDINATES: Polar coordinates are applied when it is required to draw the next points at specify angle. Polar coordinates system in AutoCAD indicates distance length at which angle. With polar coordinate, points are inputted by typing @distance < angle (Enter).

Details of AutoCAD coordinates

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Improve your AutoCAD skills with a series of 30+ AutoCAD 2D and 3D drawings

Jaiprakash Pandey, the renowned mechanical engineer and Autodesk AutoCAD Certified Professional, has conducted an online course for AutoCAD users. The users can enhance their AutoCAD skills with a series of 30+ AutoCAD 2D and 3D drawings.

This course is specifically designed for the users who possess minimum knowledge of AutoCAD 2D and 3D tools as well as for those users who have already finished AutoCAD 2D or 3D courses on SourceCAD.

The course comprises of numerous 2D and 3D drawings which can be used for operating the tools learned throughout the AutoCAD course. There are three main sections which include AutoCAD 2D, 3D and advance 3D drawings of objects from real life like Nut, bolt and gears.

Course Topics:

• 2D and 3D practice drawings
• Downloadable PDF and DWG file with dimensioning
• Frequently updated content
• Advance 3D projects like coupling and Coke bottle included

Pre-requisites:

• Minimum knowledge of AutoCAD 2D and 3D tools
• AutoCAD 2013 or any later version

To register online, go through the following link learn.thesourcecad.com

Improve your AutoCAD skills with a series of 30+ AutoCAD 2D and 3D drawings

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