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Strata, Over-Ex & Related Functions

2021 - 2022 Day 3 Seminar Handbook Table of Contents (Final)

  • Cover
  • Note to Self-Paced Users of the Day 3 Seminar Handbooki
  • Notices1
  • Quick Reference2
  • Table of Contents3
  • Seminar Outline10
  • Program Overview13
  • Modeling Subsurface Strata21
    • Strata Modeling Overview21
    • Sample Strata Bore Map and Logs22
    • Strata Layers List Entries23
      • Effect on Volume Report23
      • Cut Compaction Factors25
      • Unknown Termination Material25
      • Reversing and Repeating Materials26
      • Groundwater27
      • More Strata Materials Than Layers List Lines28
    • Strata Bore Hole Entries29
    • Strata Break Line Entries33
    • Editing Bore Logs, Break Lines, and Strata Layers List34
    • Strata Interpolation Options35
    • Change Strata Surface Colors35
    • Freeze Strata Layers Option36
    • Clip Strata Utility36
    • Strata Volume Calculations37
    • Strata Volume Reporting38
      • Strata Volume Report (AGTEK 4D)38
      • Rock Undercut Volume (Cut Area Method)38
      • Volume Report With Cut Compaction Factors39
      • Volume Report With No Compaction Factors40
      • Volume Report With Fill Compaction Factor41
      • Calculation of Volume-Weighted Fill Factor42
      • Strata Volumes and Stripping Areas43
      • Strata Volumes with Straight-Slope Interpolation45
    • Viewing Strata Cut Maps46
    • "Stripping" the Surface Strata Material48
    • Volume of a Strata Seam54
  • Balancing Onsite Cut and Fill58
    • Raise/Lower Amount per Volume Report58
    • Adjustments to Import/Export Volume58
    • Raise/Lower Entire Site59
    • Raise/Lower Specific Data Lines60
    • Edit Tie-In to Existing Street62
  • Identifying Work Areas with Cut-Fill Lines Utility67
    • Stripping Area Conflict at Strata Cut67
    • Model Subsidence at Fill Areas69
    • Stripping Areas by Cut/Fill Depth72
    • Waste Areas by Depth of Cover78
  • Modeling Vertically-Staged Earthwork85
    • Overview of Available Modeling Tools85
    • Five Approaches to a Soil Undercut86
      • (1) Transfer Subgrade Utility86
      • (2) New Surface and Stage Into Utilities (AGTEK 4D)91
      • (3) Apply Survey Utility98
      • (4) Stage Over-Ex Utility105
      • (5) Apply Template Utility (AGTEK 4D)117
    • Modeling for Retaining Wall Cut Back130
      • Create Diff Calculation Surface with Lowest Surface Utility130
      • Create Wall Cut Back Model (AGTEK 4D Method)134
        • Apply Template Utility for Wall Cut Back Lines and Staged Wall-Cut Surface134
        • Balance Region to Limit Calculation Area137
        • Calculate Wall Cut Back and Backfill Volumes138
      • Backfill Volume by Vertical Interval Option139
      • Measure Wall’s Face Area for Backfill Adjustments140
      • Generate Wall Profile141
    • Rock Undercut Volumes (Subtraction Method)142
    • Variable-Depth Removal of Expansive Clay148
      • Clay Removal Typical Section151
      • Cut-Fill Line Utility for Removal Transition153
      • Stage Over-Ex Utility for Partial Surface155
      • Copy and Paste Bottom of Clay Surface157
      • Stage Over-Ex Utility to Merge Surfaces158
      • Enter Balance Region to Limit Calculation Area160
      • Calculate and Evaluate Volumes161
  • Appendix A - How to Get Help, Training, Program Updates163
  • Appendix B – Keyboard Shortcuts169
    • Import (CAD Transfer) Mode169
    • Edit Mode171
    • Entry Mode176
    • Profile Mode179
    • Planview Mode181
    • 3D View Mode184
    • Volume Report Mode187
    • Haul Report Mode188
    • Print Preview Mode189
  • Appendix C – Download and Use Seminar Training Files191
  • Appendix D - Catalog of Handbook Web Resources195
  • Appendix E - Strata Modeling Considerations in AGTEK 3D201
    • Strata Volume Report201
    • Strata Volumes and Stripping Areas203
    • Strata Volumes with Straight-Slope Interpolation205
    • Strata Volumes when Existing Surface is Modified207
  • Appendix F – Soil Undercut with New Surface Utility in AGTEK 3D209
  • Appendix G – Manually Creating a Lowest Surface Model215
  • Appendix H - Create Wall Cut Back Model in AGTEK 3D225
    • Offset Line Utility for Wall Cut Back Lines229
    • Edit Wall Cut Back Lines Projected above Cut Back Grade230
    • Stage Over-Ex Utility for Staged Wall-Cut Surface231
    • Balance Region to Limit Calculation Area233
    • Calculate Wall Cut Back and Backfill Volumes234
  • Appendix I - "Painting" Balance Regions for Haul Planning235
    • Enter Balance Regions235
    • Edit Balance Regions239
    • Haul Lines and Horizontal Haul Report240
    • Horizontal Slice Report241
    • Additional Notes & Manipulations242
      • Non-Linear Haul Information243
      • Strata Volumes at Balance Regions244
  • About the Author and Seminar Instructor247
  • Seminar Attendee Survey249
  • Tear-Out Plan Sheet for Modeling Subsurface Strata Exercise251
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