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Strata, Over-Ex & Related Functions

2016 - 2017 Day 3 Seminar Handbook Table of Contents (Final)

Cover

Note to Self-Paced Users of the Day 3 Seminar Handbook

Notices

Quick Reference

Table of Contents

Seminar Outline

Program Overview

A Toolbox for Creating Earthwork Models
AGTEK Site Modeling Products Compared

Modeling Subsurface Strata

Strata Modeling Overview
Sample Strata Bore Map and Logs
Strata Layers List Entries
Affect on Volume Report
Unknown Termination Material
Cut Compaction Factors
Reversing and Repeating Materials
More Than Eight Materials
Strata Borehole Entries
Strata Break Line Entries
Importing Strata Surface Data
Editing Bore Holes, Break Lines, and Strata Layers List
Strata Interpolation and Freeze/Clip Options
Strata Volume Calculations
Strata Volume Reporting
Rock Undercut Volume (Cut Area Method)
Volume Report With Cut Compaction Factors
Volume Report With Fill Compaction Factor
Volume Report With No Compaction Factors
Strata Volumes Reported As Stripping Quantities
Viewing Strata Cut Maps
"Stripping" the Surface Strata Material
Volume of a Strata Seam

Balancing Onsite Cut and Fill

Raise/Lower Amount per Volume Report
Adjustments to Import/Export Volume
Raise/Lower Entire Site
Raise/Lower Specific Data Lines
Edit Data Lines at Tie-In to Existing Street

Identifying Work Areas with Cut-Fill Lines Utility

Stripping Area Conflict at Strata Cut
Apply Subsidence to Fill Areas
Stripping Areas by Cut/Fill Depth
Waste Areas by Depth of Cover

Modeling Vertically-Staged Earthwork

Overview of Available Modeling Tools
Five Approaches to an Unsuitable Soil Undercut
(1) Use Transfer Subgrade Utility
(2) Use New Surface Utility
(3) Use Apply Survey Utility
(4) Use Stage Over-Ex Utility
(5) Use Apply Template Utility
Modeling for Retaining Wall Over-Ex and Backfill
Use Lowest Surface Utility for Diff Surface
Wall Over-Ex Model and Calcs (Method 1)
Offset Line Utility for Cutback Lines
Stage Over-Ex Utility for Wall Cut Surface
Balance Region to Limit Calculation Area
Calculate Volumes at Wall
Wall Over-Ex Model and Calcs (Method 2)
Apply Template Utility for Wall Cut Surface
Balance Region to Limit Calculation Area
Calculate Volumes at Wall
Subtotal Backfill Volume by Vertical Interval
Calculate Wall’s Face Area for Backfill Adjust
Generate Wall Profile
Rock Undercut Volume (Subtraction Method)
Refusal Rock Undercut Volume
Overlying Materials Undercut Volumes
Variable-Depth Removal of Expansive Clay
Clay Removal Typical Section
Use Cut-Fill Line Utility for Removal Transition
Use Stage Over-Ex Utility for Partial Surface
Copy and Paste Bottom of Clay Surface
Use Stage Over-Ex Utility to Merge Surfaces
Enter Balance Region to Limit Calculation Area
Calculate and Evaluate Volumes

Appendix A – How to Get Help, Training, Program Updates

Getting Help
Getting Trained
Getting Program Updates

Appendix B – Keyboard Shortcuts

CAD Transfer Model
Edit Mode
Entry Mode
Profile View Mode
Plan View Mode
3D View Mode
Volume Report Mode
Haul Report Mode
Print Preview Mode

Appendix C – Download and Use Seminar Training Files

Appendix D – Manually Creating a "Lowest Surface"

Appendix E - "Painting" Balance Regions for Haul Planning

Data Entry
Editing
Haul Lines and Horizontal Haul Report
Horizontal Slice Report
Additional Notes & Manipulations
Non-Linear Haul Information
Strata Volumes at Balance Regions

About the Author and Seminar Instructor

Seminar Attendee Survey

Tear-Out Plan Sheet for Modeling Subsurface Strata Exercise

 

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