Harnessing MicroStation V8i is a how-to and reference manual that puts users on the fast track to mastering MicroStation.
Cleverly engineered project and lab exercises allow users to harness the power of V8i functionality and increase their productivity. Loaded with screen shots and menu illustrations of the new MicroStation interface, this edition offers expanded discussions of:
- Element modification
- Reference file usage and manipulation
- New Internet utilities
- Leading-edge 3D design and rendering techniques
This latest edition is geared to new users, as well as to those upgrading to V8i or migrating to MicroStation from other CAD applications, and provides them with detailed instructions for easy access to:
- Compatible file formats
- Dimensioning styles
- Sophisticated system-level data
Harnessing MicroStation V8i's sequence of topics is based on skill level progression - rather than combinations of features - to speed users to proficiency. Plus, its reality-driven and discipline-specific project exercises (on an accompanying CD) make it easy for readers to apply their new skills when implementing their own projects. Appendices provide instant access to frequently used MicroStation toolboxes and commands.
In addition to helping users master MicroStation, the book covers the BIM modeling improvements, OpenPlant Power PID, Integrated Structural Modeling, and Water Loss features that are highlighted in the V8i release.