Waltham, MA (PRWEB) September 17, 2009
RAND Worldwide®, a global leader in providing technology solutions to organizations with engineering design and information technology requirements, announced that Andy Parr, P.E., from its IMAGINiT Technologies division (link: http://www.rand.com/imaginit), is invited to present at the 51st annual International Highway Engineering Exchange Program (HEEP) Conference (link: http://www.dot.state.tx.us/iheep2009) in San Antonio, Texas, September 27 to October 1, 2009.
The presentation, titled Highway Design in Civil 3D, is scheduled for September 29, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The session will demonstrate how to utilize AutoCAD® Civil 3D® (link: http://www.rand.com/imaginit/civil3d) software to maximize efficiency in roadway design. The Hydraflow Storm Sewer extension will be utilized to size pipes graphically by exporting an XML format of Civil 3D's Pipe Networks as well as Mass Haul Diagrams.
Other topics include:
- maintaining AASHTO criteria in alignment and profile design
- understanding point codes, links, shapes, targets and feature lines in subassemblies
- corridors for use in creating proposed surfaces, limits of construction, lane widening and quantity takeoff reports
Andy Parr holds two bachelor degrees, one from Cleveland State University in civil engineering with a surveying certificate including some masters classes in hydrology/hydraulics and the other from Ohio Northern University in management. Andy has worked in the consulting industry for 14 years prior to joining IMAGINiT Technologies. His responsibilities included project engineer of multiple commercial, residential, and municipality related projects throughout the State of Ohio. He is a civil engineer/consultant at IMAGINiT and author of Civil 3D 2010 Survey - Field to Finish, published by ASCENT - Center for Technical Knowledge®, division of RAND Worldwide (link: http://www.ascented.com). Andy has experience presenting at seminars, trade shows, conventions, and conferences throughout the U.S. and Canada.
About IMAGINiT Technologies
IMAGINiT Technologies, a RAND Worldwide Company, is a leading provider of design and engineering solutions to the building, manufacturing and infrastructure, media and entertainment industries. IMAGINiT is a leading provider of Autodesk software solutions and the largest North American Autodesk Authorized Training Center (ATC) partner. IMAGINiT delivers knowledge, expertise and design processes to clients through proven technical support, training and consulting services. Our locations are supported by a vast pool of engineering resources that are focused on developing real-life business solutions for their local clients. For more information please visit http://www.rand.com/imaginit.
About RAND Worldwide
RAND Worldwide is one of the world's leading providers of professional services and technology to the engineering community, targeting organizations in the building, infrastructure, and manufacturing industries. For more information please visit http://www.rand.com.
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