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  Engineering Field Tools (EFT)

     EFT Framework  (580KB, pdf)
     EFT Quick Start  (294KB, pdf)
     Getting EFT Loaded  (8MB, 8min)
     EFT Framework  (17MB, 13min)

  Survey Engineering Tool (SET)

SET User Manual (6MB, pdf)

SET Tutorial Introduction

Overview of the SET Program

Survey Data Input

Overview and Entering Cross Sections with Simple Alignments
Curved Alignments
Saving Survey Projects (11MB, 6min)
Exporting Survey Points (5MB, 3min)
Project Points Table (12MB, 8min)
Translation and Rotation of XYZ Surveys
Translate by Delta Coordinates
Translate using Point Coordinates
Translate and Rotate using Point Coordinates
Surface Map
Measurement Tools
Drawing Tools
Map Sheets
Cut/Fill Tab - Volume Between 2 Surfaces
Land Leveling Structure
Reports and Printing

Alignment Reports
Help System

  Waterway Design Tool (WDT)

    Getting Started with WDT (zipped flash video, 95MB)
    WDT User Manual (6MB, pdf)


  Terrace Design Tool (TDT)

TDT User Manual (5MB, pdf)


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