CivilCAD/ZWCAD Civil Tutorials

Introduction Tutorials

The Following tutorial includes an introduction to the software – how to use projects, the “Noname” and “Prototype” projects, configurations, loading coordinates text file and display the points in the drawing etc.

Using Projects and Coordinates



Road Design Tutorials

This part will discuss one of the program’s main options – Roads Design. The process of Roads Design includes many aspects to which the program, as a whole, answers to. The arrangement of fields and lots at the side of the road, is not specified in this chapter, and can be read about in great length in chapter 6 -“Computation of Earthworks Volumes Using Planes”. This chapter will discuss design phases that include:

Roads Earthworks

Basic Road Design


Create Road’s Super-Elevation

Urban Roads Design Using ‘Extract’



Creating Contours Tutorials

In this chapter we will explain how to create contour lines. Starting with the most basic procedure. Preceding, we will discuss additional options and finally advanced issues like defining breaklines.

Generate Contours by Importing Coordinates from as Ascii File


Defining The Contours’ Border

Creating Pipelines Tutorials

In this chapter we will explain how to design pipelines. We’ll Start with the pipeline layout. Preceding, we will show how to create pipeline’s section, view crossings and finally generate various reports.

Design Water Supply, Sewage and Drainage Pipelines


Computation of Survey Data Tutorials

In the following tutorial we’ll demonstrate how to run the traverse adjustment procedure in order to calculate the correct coordinates accordingly.

Traverse Adjustment

More Tutorials:

Civil Simulate Tutorials