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Strata, Over-Ex & Related Functions

2017 - 2018 Day 3 Seminar Handbook Table of Contents (Tentative)

  • Cover
  • Note to Self-Paced Users of the Day 3 Seminar Handbooki
  • Notices1
  • Quick Reference2
  • Table of Contents3
  • Seminar Outline8
  • Program Overview10
  • Modeling Subsurface Strata13
    • Strata Modeling Overview13
    • Sample Strata Bore Map and Logs14
    • Strata Layers List Entries15
      • Affect on Volume Report15
      • Unknown Termination Material16
      • Cut Compaction Factors16
      • Reversing and Repeating Materials17
      • More Than Eight Materials18
    • Strata Borehole Entries19
    • Strata Break Line Entries20
    • Importing Strata Surface Data20
    • Editing Bore Holes, Break Lines, and Strata Layers List21
    • Strata Interpolation and Freeze/Clip Options22
    • Strata Volume Calculations23
    • Strata Volume Reporting24
      • Rock Undercut Volume (Cut Area Method)24
      • Volume Report With Cut Compaction Factors25
      • Volume Report With Fill Compaction Factor26
      • Volume Report With No Compaction Factors27
      • Strata Volumes Reported As Stripping Quantities28
    • Viewing Strata Cut Maps30
    • "Stripping" the Surface Strata Material32
    • Volume of a Strata Seam38
  • Balancing Onsite Cut and Fill42
    • Raise/Lower Amount per Volume Report42
    • Adjustments to Import/Export Volume42
    • Raise/Lower Entire Site43
    • Raise/Lower Specific Data Lines44
    • Edit Data Lines at Tie-In to Existing Street46
  • Identifying Work Areas with Cut-Fill Lines Utility51
    • Stripping Area Conflict at Strata Cut51
    • Apply Subsidence to Fill Areas53
    • Stripping Areas by Cut/Fill Depth56
    • Waste Areas by Depth of Cover62
  • Modeling Vertically-Staged Earthwork70
    • Overview of Available Modeling Tools70
    • Five Approaches to an Unsuitable Soil Undercut71
      • (1) Use Transfer Subgrade Utility71
      • (2) Use New Surface Utility76
      • (3) Use Apply Survey Utility82
      • (4) Use Stage Over-Ex Utility90
      • (5) Use Apply Template Utility102
    • Modeling for Retaining Wall Over-Ex and Backfill115
      • Use Lowest Surface Utility for Diff Surface115
      • Wall Over-Ex Model and Calcs (Method 1)119
        • Offset Line Utility for Cutback Lines123
        • Stage Over-Ex Utility for Wall Cut Surface125
        • Balance Region to Limit Calculation Area127
        • Calculate Volumes at Wall128
      • Wall Over-Ex Model and Calcs (Method 2)129
        • Apply Template Utility for Wall Cut Surface129
        • Balance Region to Limit Calculation Area132
        • Calculate Volumes at Wall133
      • Subtotal Backfill Volume by Vertical Interval134
      • Calculate Wall’s Face Area for Backfill Adjust135
      • Generate Wall Profile136
    • Rock Undercut Volume (Subtraction Method)138
      • Refusal Rock Undercut Volume139
      • Overlying Materials Undercut Volumes140
    • Variable-Depth Removal of Expansive Clay144
      • Clay Removal Typical Section147
      • Use Cut-Fill Line Utility for Removal Transition149
      • Use Stage Over-Ex Utility for Partial Surface151
      • Copy and Paste Bottom of Clay Surface153
      • Use Stage Over-Ex Utility to Merge Surfaces154
      • Enter Balance Region to Limit Calculation Area156
      • Calculate and Evaluate Volumes157
  • Appendix A – How to Get Help, Training, Program Updates159
    • Getting Help159
    • Getting Trained161
    • Getting Program Updates162
  • Appendix B – Keyboard Shortcuts165
    • CAD Transfer Model165
    • Edit Mode166
    • Entry Mode171
    • Profile View Mode173
    • Plan View Mode175
    • 3D View Mode177
    • Volume Report Mode179
    • Haul Report Mode180
    • Print Preview Mode181
  • Appendix C – Download and Use Seminar Training Files183
  • Appendix D – Manually Creating a "Lowest Surface"187
  • Appendix E - "Painting" Balance Regions for Haul Planning197
    • Data Entry197
    • Editing201
    • Haul Lines and Horizontal Haul Report202
    • Horizontal Slice Report203
    • Additional Notes & Manipulations204
      • Non-Linear Haul Information205
      • Strata Volumes at Balance Regions206
  • About the Author and Seminar Instructor209
  • Seminar Attendee Survey211
  • Tear-Out Plan Sheet for Modeling Subsurface Strata Exercise213
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